CNAY Staff Attends 2017 Nonprofit Technology Conference

March 25, 2017. Washington, DC. -- The annual National Technology Conference convenes over 2,000 nonprofit professionals from across the country to share best practices for using technology to advance the mission of their respective organizations. The conference is hosted by the Nonprofit Technology Network, a membership organization that offers courses, certifications, and other resources to help … Continue reading CNAY Staff Attends 2017 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Higher Education at a Crossroads: #NextAmerica Event with AtlanticLIVE

On March 22, 2017, Center for Native American Youth staff attended an event at the Newseum hosted by AtlanticLIVE on the new administration's take on higher education and how it will impact states – Higher Education at a Crossroads. Members of Congress, local government officials, and administrators from various higher education institutions joined panel discussions at the event. The … Continue reading Higher Education at a Crossroads: #NextAmerica Event with AtlanticLIVE

3/22 Gen-I NOW: Submit Your Short Films to Trinity Film Festival 🎥

Waqaa! Hello in the Yup'ik language! This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about Trinity Film Festival 2017! Trinity Film Festival (TFF) is a national platform for undergraduate filmmakers to exhibit their work to the widest possible audience of peers, professionals, and local audiences. TFF aims to provide a celebratory evening of cinematic dialogue that … Continue reading 3/22 Gen-I NOW: Submit Your Short Films to Trinity Film Festival 🎥

Poarch Band of Creek Indians Contributes $25K to Center for Native American Youth

March 21, 2017, Washington, DC -- The Poarch Band of Creek Indians recently contributed $25,000 to the Center for Native American Youth at The Aspen Institute (CNAY) in ­support of CNAY’s mission to increase opportunity and decrease barriers to success for young Native Americans. Robbie McGhee, Vice Chair of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, … Continue reading Poarch Band of Creek Indians Contributes $25K to Center for Native American Youth

Kellian Staggers Awarded CNAY Scholarship to Attend Columbia University’s Summer Program for High School Students

The Center for Native American Youth partners with Columbia University each year to offer a full-tuition, residential scholarship for one Native scholar to attend Columbia’s Summer Program for High School Students. During the 3-week summer immersion program, outstanding high school students explore their intellectual curiosity and interests in one area of study for an intensive … Continue reading Kellian Staggers Awarded CNAY Scholarship to Attend Columbia University’s Summer Program for High School Students

CNAY Joins Native Youth Visiting DC from Browning, Montana

On March 19, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) was invited to join a dinner conversation with 10 Native youth from the Blackfeet Nation visiting Washington, DC through a high school exchange initiative. The exchange program was made possible through a partnership with the Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC. The students from Montana … Continue reading CNAY Joins Native Youth Visiting DC from Browning, Montana

CNAY ANNOUNCES NEW PROJECT TO SUPPORT NATIVE LGBTQ+ AND TWO-SPIRIT YOUTH

March 17, 2017. Washington DC. -- The Center for Native American Youth at The Aspen Institute (CNAY) is partnering with the Arcus Foundation on a new one-year project to better understand the current landscape of Native LGBTQ+ and Two-Spirit youth perspectives, needs, strengths, and resources. To support the development of this initiative, CNAY organized a … Continue reading CNAY ANNOUNCES NEW PROJECT TO SUPPORT NATIVE LGBTQ+ AND TWO-SPIRIT YOUTH

Mar 16 Gen-I NOW: 2017 Cobell Scholarship

Yá’át’ééh (Hello in the Diné language)! This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Cobell Scholarship! The Cobell Scholarship is a non-renewable, both need-based and merit-based, competitive scholarship that provides one-year of scholarship support to enrolled members of US Federally-recognized tribes with strong academic records (3.0 or higher) who can demonstrate financial … Continue reading Mar 16 Gen-I NOW: 2017 Cobell Scholarship

Announcing the 2017 Gen-I Career Success Fellows

As part of Generation Indigenous (Gen-I), the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) and the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) have selected the inaugural class of Gen-I Career Success Fellows. Through the partnership, CNAY is helping to connect their Gen-I National Native Youth Network with NAFOA’s network of leaders in finance, business, and tribal economic development to build career opportunities for … Continue reading Announcing the 2017 Gen-I Career Success Fellows

Connecting with Private School Communities at the PSPP Conference

On March 11, Center for Native American Youth staff attended the Private Schools with Public Purpose (PSPP) Conference hosted by Georgetown Day High School (GDS) in Washington, D.C. Held over three days, the PSPP Conference convenes key individuals from the private school community to meet with community partners, non-profits, foundations, businesses and other entities that … Continue reading Connecting with Private School Communities at the PSPP Conference