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!
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
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
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
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
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!
The University of Arkansas School of Law’s Indigenous Food & Agriculture Initiative held its Native Youth in Food & Agriculture Summer Leadership Summit July 17-26 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Gen-I Ambassador Kelsey Janway (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma) attended the conference to learn how she and other Native youth leaders can contribute to food sovereignty in … Continue reading Gen-I Ambassador Attends Food Sovereignty Conference
Dai (Hello in the Milluk language)! This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about funding from RurAL CAP to support Youth Development & Culture Camps in Alaska! The State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Division of Juvenile Justice has collaborated with the Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. (RurAL CAP) … Continue reading June 3 Gen-I NOW: Funding for Culture Camps & Leadership Development in Rural Alaska
NEWSLETTER APRIL 2016 View the full newsletter as a web page Youth Spotlight – Champion for Change Dahkota Brown Joins National Advisory Council on Indian Education Dahkota Brown became a Champion for Change in 2013 for founding Native Education Raising Dedicated Students (NERDS), a nonprofit organization focused on Native student retention and support. Now, Dahkota will … Continue reading April Updates from the Center for Native American Youth
Aya! (Hello in the Miami-Peoria Language) uh-yuh This Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative's Native Youth in Agriculture Summer Leadership Summit at the University of Arkansas School of Law! The Native Youth in Agriculture Summer Leadership Summit promotes careers in farming, ranching and food businesses for American Indian, Alaska Native and … Continue reading Mar 23 Gen-I NOW Message: Apply by April 11 for the Native Youth in Agriculture Summer Leadership Summit!