The Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute Celebrates Outstanding Youth Leaders with Secretary Jewell

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Erin Bailey, Executive Director
Center for Native American Youth
The Aspen Institute
202-736-2521
erin.bailey@aspeninstitute.org

The Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute
Celebrates Outstanding Youth Leaders with Secretary Jewell

Five Native American youth leaders from across the country will be recognized as 2016 Champions for Change through two public events in Washington, DC.  

Washington, DC, February 22, 2016 –– The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) at the Aspen Institute will recognize five exceptional Native American youth leaders as Champions for Change on February 23 through two public events in Washington, DC. The youth will participate in a public event at the Aspen Institute and at CNAY’s 5th Anniversary reception, which will feature remarks from U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. You can RSVP for either or both events here. More details for the events are below:

“Native American Youth: Changing Perceptions. Changing Communities.” Public Event:

What: On Tuesday, February 23, the Aspen Institute’s Center for Native American Youth will recognize its 2016 class of Champions for Change – Native American youth leaders – through a moderated dialogue
When: 9:00 – 10:30 AM
Where: 1 Dupont Circle NW; Suite 700; Washington, DC 20036
Webcast: http://www.aspeninstitute.org/events/live

CNAY 5th Anniversary Reception:

What: On the evening of February 23, CNAY will host its 5th Anniversary Reception with special remarks from U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell
When: 5:00 – 7:00 PM
Where: Capital Hilton – Federal Room; 1001 16th Street, NW; Washington, DC 20036

Information about the Champions for Change program and 2016 Champions bios can be found here: http://cnay.org/Champions_for_Change.html


 

The Center for Native American Youth is dedicated to improving the health, safety and overall well-being of Native American youth through communication, policy development and advocacy. Founded by former US Senator Byron Dorgan in February 2011, CNAY is a policy program within the Aspen Institute, headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information, visit www.cnay.org

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute is based in Washington, DC; Aspen, Colorado; and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It also has offices in New York City and an international network of partners.

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