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
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
Click here to view this newsletter in its original form. Youth Spotlight: Native Youth Send a Message to the Next President As part of the 2016 White House Tribal Youth Gathering, Native Youth Delegates took turns sharing their top priorities for the next White House Administration in a facilitated advocacy exercise. The Generation Indigenous Native Youth … Continue reading CNAY’s Monthly Newsletter: November 2016
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
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!
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
Be part of the 2017 Class of Champions for Change! There’s less than 16 days left before Champions for Change applications are due! Each year, CNAY selects five inspirational Native youth between 14 and 22 years old,to join the CFC program and be nationally recognized in Washington, DC. Champions are individuals who initiate programs, events, … Continue reading Less than 1 Month Left to Apply for Champions for Change!