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

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

3/29 Gen-I NOW: OJJDP Police & Youth Engagement Project

Óki (Hello in the Blackfeet language)! This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Police & Youth Engagement Project: Supporting the Role of Law Enforcement in Juvenile Justice Reform hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). The OJJDP, in partnership with the International Association … Continue reading 3/29 Gen-I NOW: OJJDP Police & Youth Engagement Project

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

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

Job Opportunity: Senior Arts Coordinator at the Native Arts & Culture Foundation

Have a passion for Native American arts and culture? Apply to be the Senior Arts Coordinator at the Native Arts & Culture Foundation! The Foundation is recruiting a Senior Arts Coordinator who will assist the CEO in fully meeting the demands of managing an extensive national arts program in support of Native artists in Hawaii, Alaska and … Continue reading Job Opportunity: Senior Arts Coordinator at the Native Arts & Culture Foundation