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by Bettina Gonzalez, Outreach & Engagement Coordinator Friday, July 14, 2017, National Conservation Training Center, WV — "What does it mean to be an engaged citizen?" Over the course of five days, 40 young leaders from across the U.S. and one from Hong Kong met at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV to discuss … Continue reading Gen-I Ambassadors Join the Natural Leaders Network & Outdoors-Based Leadership Program Fresh Tracks
Qey! Tan Kahk? (Hello, How are You? in the Passamaquoddy Language) This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about an internship opportunity at the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. If you have an interest in cultural preservation, historic preservation, learning about laws affecting tribes, working with Native Youth, or helping with outreach and goals … Continue reading 6/1 Gen-I NOW: Intern at the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
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 ✈
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
Meet Maka Monture, Gen-I Youth Ambassador Maka Monture, 23 years old, is Tlingit and Mohawk from Yakutat, Alaska, and currently resides in Anchorage. Maka has been involved with environmental issues since high school and is a recipient of various awards and keynote speaking opportunities for her efforts as an environmental activist. Maka helps manage the … Continue reading Spotlight: Gen-I Youth Ambassador Maka Monture
The Center for Native American Youth is working with the Agua Band of Cahuilla Indians to plan the first ever Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) Youth Gathering in Southern California. This is a chance for Native youth in the SoCal area to meet one another, discuss issues and priorities for your communities, and learn new ways to … Continue reading Join us for the first ever regional Gen-I Youth Gathering in Southern California!
The National Child and Adult Care Food Program's annual conference is an incredible opportunity for learning and networking with other professionals in the CACFP/Nutrition community. Through the National Child Nutrition Foundation, there are a number of scholarship opportunities available that make attendance possible. Each scholarship will include conference registration, four (4) nights lodging at the conference hotel, … Continue reading Scholarships Available to Attend National Conference on Nutrition
Between January 19 and 21, students from the Native American Political Leadership Program (NAPLP) attended the American Indian Society of Washington DC's inaugural event series as Emerging Leaders. There, students interacted with tribal leaders, connected with members of the Society, and were recognized for their accomplishments as NAPLP scholars. Prior to the kickoff of the … Continue reading Native Students Attend Presidential Transition Events in Washington, DC
What's one of our new year's resolutions for 2017? Increase opportunities for Native Youth even more than last year! The Center for Native American Youth and partners like the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) are committed to sharing opportunities to Native Youth everywhere and in every sector, including historic preservation. To start the new year, the Interagency Working Group on … Continue reading Native Youth in Historic Preservation