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

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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

CNAY Connects with Tribal Leaders, Programs, and Native Youth in California

During the first week of December, CNAY's Erik Stegman traveled to Palm Springs to represent the Center for Native American Youth at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP) Tribal Youth Conference and the Office for Victims of Crime's annual Indian Nations Conference. At both events, Erik presented CNAY's findings from youth roundtables, the … Continue reading CNAY Connects with Tribal Leaders, Programs, and Native Youth in California

Join CNAY on Dec. 1 for Report Release Event in Washington, DC.

One December 1, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) will host a panel event featuring Native American youth, policy leaders, and program leaders discussing the role of Native American cultures in fostering Native youth resiliency. The event will center on the release of CNAY’s end-of-year report, which highlights data gathered from roundtable discussions with … Continue reading Join CNAY on Dec. 1 for Report Release Event in Washington, DC.

Nov 28 Gen-I NOW: #NativeEd Twitter Chat

Howa! – (Hello in the Osage Language) Ho-wah This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about a Native Education Twitter Chat taking place this Wednesday! The ACT Center for Equity in Learning and the Center for Native American Youth will host a Twitter chat this Wednesday to discuss priority issues in Native education and share resources … Continue reading Nov 28 Gen-I NOW: #NativeEd Twitter Chat

Native American Youth: Drawing Strength from Tribal Cultures – Save the Date!

SAVE THE DATE Join the Center for Native American Youth  for a public event titled Native American Youth: Drawing Strength from Tribal Cultures Thursday, December 1, 2016 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. One Dupont Circle, NW; Suite 700 Washington, DC 20036 Lunch buffet to be served prior to event RSVP Here More details will be shared … Continue reading Native American Youth: Drawing Strength from Tribal Cultures – Save the Date!

CNAY Partners with NPR to Engage Native Youth

CNAY partnered with National Public Radio to include engage Native youth and listen to their perspectives and priorities, especially around resilience. In the past year, NPR Reporter Rebecca Hersher has reported on Greenland’s persistent problem of suicide among young Inuit people, and what is being done to prevent it. During the discussion with youth, she and … Continue reading CNAY Partners with NPR to Engage Native Youth