CNAY Staff Attends 2017 Nonprofit Technology Conference

March 25, 2017. Washington, DC. -- The annual National Technology Conference convenes over 2,000 nonprofit professionals from across the country to share best practices for using technology to advance the mission of their respective organizations. The conference is hosted by the Nonprofit Technology Network, a membership organization that offers courses, certifications, and other resources to help … Continue reading CNAY Staff Attends 2017 Nonprofit Technology Conference

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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

Scholarships Available to Attend National Conference on Nutrition

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

Native Youth in Historic Preservation

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

Columbia University Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Summer 2017

The joint Materials Research Center program at Columbia University and City College of NY (CCNY) supports support outstanding undergraduates as Summer Research Fellows each year. In addition, a joint Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program between Columbia and the City University of New York’s Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) may have additional openings. Those selected … Continue reading Columbia University Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Summer 2017

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