SAMHSA Youth Empowerment Webinar Spotlight: Mariah Gladstone

The Center for Native American Youth partnered with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Tribal Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Center for a three-part webinar series on youth empowerment in Indian Country. On June 21, 2017, CNAY and SAMHSA featured 2017 Champion for Change Mariah Gladstone. She discussed her work as founder of … Continue reading SAMHSA Youth Empowerment Webinar Spotlight: Mariah Gladstone

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

Important Announcement: Champions for Change Application Deadline Extended

The Center for Native American Youth has extended the Champions for Change application deadline to Friday, November 18. Click here to apply.  Champions for Change (CFC) is a leadership development program designed to shine a national spotlight on Native youth like you who are leading positive change in your communities. The CFC program gives Native … Continue reading Important Announcement: Champions for Change Application Deadline Extended

Champions for Change Webinars Now On-Demand

In preparation for the November 15th deadline, the Center for Native American Youth hosted a couple of webinars to help interested applicants with the Champions for Change (CFC) application. The first webinar, Becoming Champions, was designed to help interested individuals with the Youth Application portion of the CFC application. 2016 Champions for Change  Christie Wildcat and Noah … Continue reading Champions for Change Webinars Now On-Demand

Learn How to Write Strong Recommendations at Our Next CFC Webinar

With deadline of the Champions for Change (CFC) application approaching, the Center for Native American Youth is hosting another webinar to help support interested Native youth with their application. This next webinar, Writing Strong Recommendations, is designed to help youth applicants find appropriate recommenders, as well as help potential recommenders learn how to write standout recommendations that … Continue reading Learn How to Write Strong Recommendations at Our Next CFC Webinar

RECAP – Becoming a Champion: Learn How to Organize a Strong Application from Past Champions for Change

On September 8th, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) hosted our very first Champions for Change (CFC) webinar to offer insight and guidance about the CFC program and application process. To learn more about the Champions for Change program, click here. Missed the webinar? Watch a recording here. The webinar, co-presented by 2016 Champions, … Continue reading RECAP – Becoming a Champion: Learn How to Organize a Strong Application from Past Champions for Change

Champion for Change Reflects on 2016 NACA Emerging Native Leaders Summit

This post was written by Keith Martinez, Champion for Change and 2016 Summer Intern for the Center for Native American Youth.  I was given the opportunity to attend NACA’s Emerging Native Leaders Summit this August. I heard of this summit from co-workers and through my current work as an intern at the Center for Native … Continue reading Champion for Change Reflects on 2016 NACA Emerging Native Leaders Summit