Two New Programs Focusing on State Early Childhood Policy

  Policy decisions focusing on children and families take place at the state level as well as at the federal level. To explore the possibility of extending its longstanding post-doctoral fellowship program focusing on federal child and family policy, the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) is excited to be piloting two new state … Continue reading Two New Programs Focusing on State Early Childhood Policy

CNAY Hosts Roundtable on Human Trafficking

On October 27, CNAY hosted its 22nd Policy and Resource Roundtable in Washington, DC with over 40 federal agencies, national tribal organizations, ally organizations, and other important stakeholders. This meeting was focused on human trafficking in Indian Country, particularly how it impacts Native American youth, and efforts underway to address this issue. CNAY’s chairman and … Continue reading CNAY Hosts Roundtable on Human Trafficking

Congressional Briefing on Native American Youth Suicide

A Congressional Briefing Presented by the American Psychological Association PREVENTING NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH SUICIDE Suicide is a critical health issue for Native Americans and Alaska Natives, particularly for youth. This briefing will address: Why this population suffers from the highest rate of suicide in the U.S. The triggers that lead to these tragic events What … Continue reading Congressional Briefing on Native American Youth Suicide

CNAY Engages with Stakeholders Focused on Opportunity Youth

The Opportunity Youth Network (OYN) connects national non-profits, businesses, philanthropy, government and youth themselves to align efforts aimed at reengaging the one million young people who are disconnected from education and employment pathways to success. These youth, who are not in school and not working, are often referred to as opportunity youth. On Friday, November 20, the Center … Continue reading CNAY Engages with Stakeholders Focused on Opportunity Youth

Nov 17 Panel & Briefing on Importance of Language in Indian Country

The Language Conservancy, in collaboration with the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education (WHIAIANE), and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) invite you to attend: The Importance of Language in Indian Country: Informational Panel and Briefing Join for essential updates on the status of Native languages in North America, highlighting some of the outstanding … Continue reading Nov 17 Panel & Briefing on Importance of Language in Indian Country

Immediate Release: CNAY Welcomes Youth Leaders to DC for the White House Tribal Nations Conference

One Dupont Circle • Suite 700 Washington, DC, 20036 Tel. 202-736-5800 Fax 202-467-0790 http://www.aspeninstitute.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Erin Bailey, Executive Director Center for Native American Youth The Aspen Institute 202-736-2521 erin.bailey@aspeninstitute.org Center for Native American Youth Welcomes Young Leaders to Washington, DC for the White House Tribal Nations Conference Native youth from across the … Continue reading Immediate Release: CNAY Welcomes Youth Leaders to DC for the White House Tribal Nations Conference