Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly ʔi, syaʔyaʔ -- (Hello, Friend in the Lushootseed Language)! This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the #GenIndigenous Response Fund. ABOUT THE FUND Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP) is now accepting proposals for funding from the Generation Indigenous (#GenIndigenous) Response Fund. The fund supports youth organizing and activism … Continue reading Jan 4 Gen-I NOW: GenIndigenous Response Fund
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
Náwah!– (Hello in the Pawnee Language) This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Native American Career Success Academy and Gen-I Career Success Fellowship! The Center for Native American Youth and Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) have joined forces to bring the Native American Career Success Academy to Native youth across the country! … Continue reading 11/17 Gen-I NOW: *NEW* Gen-I NACSA & Career Success Fellowship
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
By now, Gen-I Ambassador Jason Chavez is no stranger to CNAY, the Aspen Institute, or the White House. We first became familiar with Jason through his extraordinary efforts to increase Native youth voter registration in his home community on the Tohono O’Odham reservation. His knack for youth engagement later earned him a nomination to attend … Continue reading Gen-I Ambassador Jason Chavez Attends South by South Lawn
Gen-I Career Success Fellowship Native American youth often face tremendous obstacles to success, but together we can leverage the power of youth to inspire and support each other, build new skills, and create ladders of opportunity. As part of the Generation Indigenous movement (Gen-I), the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) and Native American Finance … Continue reading
NEWSLETTER AUGUST 2016 Youth Spotlight: CNAY Scholar Maria Walker Spends Summer at Columbia University Maria Walker, a rising high school senior from the White Mountain Apache Tribe, earned a full scholarship from CNAY to attend Columbia University’s Summer Program for High School Students. While at Columbia, Maria studied business, finance, and economics while making friends and great connections that are … Continue reading August Updates from the Center for Native American Youth
Greetings! For the third consecutive year, the Obama Administration is inviting a diverse group of Native American youth (ages 14-24) from across the country to participate in the 2016 White House Tribal Nations Conference on September 25-27 in Washington, DC. The annual conference provides youth with the opportunity to join elected officials from the 567 … Continue reading Reminder: Apply to Attend the 2016 White House Tribal Nations Conference by August 22!
CNAY partnered with the National Education Association (NEA) on an outreach trip to Salt Lake City in August. Together, we co-presented at the 11th Annual Governor's Native American Summit and organized a Gen-I Native Youth Roundtable at the Natural History Museum of Utah. During the presentation at the summit, CNAY discussed Native youth perspectives on … Continue reading CNAY Conducts Gen-I Native Youth Roundtable in Salt Lake City
Halito -- (Hello in the Choctaw Language)! This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about Becoming a Champion, an upcoming webinar on applying for Champions for Change! On September 8th at 7:00 PM Eastern Time, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) will host the first of a series of informational webinars about the … Continue reading August 10 Gen-I NOW: RSVP for the Champions for Change Webinar!