5/23 Gen-I NOW: NIJ Travel Scholarships ✈

Haé !  — (Hello in the Seneca language!) pronounced: Ha-ay This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the National Institute of Justice's Native Student Travel Scholarships: Connecting STEM and Justice. The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is looking for five (5) qualified undergrad or grad students to attend the International Association of Chiefs of … Continue reading 5/23 Gen-I NOW: NIJ Travel Scholarships ✈

5/17 Gen-I NOW: 2017 Village to Raise a Child Global Trailblazers

Náwah!– (Hello in the Pawnee Language) This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the2017 Village to Raise a Child (VTRAC) Global Trailblazers cohort. Village to Raise a Child is a program established by the Harvard Social Innovation Collaborative that identifies and nurtures five young social entrepreneurs from around the world. These five students—called “Global Trailblazers”— … Continue reading 5/17 Gen-I NOW: 2017 Village to Raise a Child Global Trailblazers

Serve as an Objective Reviewer for the Indian Health Service

Are you a community member with experience serving and working in Indian Country? The Indian Health Service (IHS) Division of Behavioral Health (DBH) is looking to expand recruitment efforts for their objective review committees (ORC) for their notice of funding opportunities. The IHS DBH is seeking community members with experience serving and working in Tribal communities … Continue reading Serve as an Objective Reviewer for the Indian Health Service

CNAY Hosts Filipino Youth Leaders in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, May 4, 2017, Washington, D.C. —  Twenty-eight Filipino youth from Mindanao, the southern region of the Philippines, participating in the Philippine Youth Leadership Program visited with CNAY at the Aspen Institute. In a roundtable discussion, the visiting young leaders learned more about indigenous peoples in the U.S., CNAY, and Generation Indigenous. Sponsored by Northern Illinois University and the U.S. … Continue reading CNAY Hosts Filipino Youth Leaders in Washington, D.C.

2017 Champions for Change Speak at Casey Family Programs Meeting with Tribal Leaders

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, Baltimore, MD — 2017 Champions for Change, Nancy Deere-Turney (Muscogee (Creek) Nation) and Sam Schimmel (Kenaitze/St. Lawrence Island Siberian Yupik), along with CNAY staff, attended Casey Family Program's National Tribal Leader Meeting held at the Marriott Inner Harbor Camden Yards. The topic of the meeting was "Safe Children. Strong Families. Supportive Communities." That morning, CNAY Founder and … Continue reading 2017 Champions for Change Speak at Casey Family Programs Meeting with Tribal Leaders

Intern with CNAY this Summer!

Hello Indian Country! Here at the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) we are excited to announce that the application for our 2017 summer internship 2017 is now live! This internship is a great opportunity for those interested in participating in meaningful work in Indian Country and learning about the nonprofit world. Applicants must be … Continue reading Intern with CNAY this Summer!

Now Available: 2017 CNAY Summer Internship Application

Here at the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) we are excited to announce that the application for our 2017 summer internship is now live! This internship is a great opportunity for those interested in participating in meaningful work in Indian Country and learning about the nonprofit world. Applicants must be interested in American Indian … Continue reading Now Available: 2017 CNAY Summer Internship Application

Champion for Change Awarded Truman Scholarship

NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH CHAMPION FOR CHANGE RORY TAYLOR RECEIVES TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP   April 12, 2017 - Washington, DC. Rory Taylor (Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma), a Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) Champion for Change, has just been named a recipient of the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship award. The Truman Scholarship is a highly competitive … Continue reading Champion for Change Awarded Truman Scholarship

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: CNAY Partners with Brown University to Provide Summer Program Scholarship

The Center for Native American Youth at The Aspen Institute (CNAY) will award a full-tuition, residential scholarship for a Native student to attend one of Brown University’s on-campus pre-college programs during summer 2017 in Providence, Rhode Island. All application materials are due to CNAY by 11:59 PM Pacific Time on Friday, April 21, 2017, and CNAY will announce … Continue reading APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED: CNAY Partners with Brown University to Provide Summer Program Scholarship