#NextAmerica Event with AtlanticLIVE on Early Child Care and Education

On March 8, 2017, Center for Native American Youth staff attended an event at the Newseum hosted by AtlanticLIVE on education policy focusing on child care and early education - The Formative Years: What's Next for Early Care and Education. The event consisted of three moderated sessions with policymakers, government officials, and policy experts. The first session, What Can Texas Teach … Continue reading #NextAmerica Event with AtlanticLIVE on Early Child Care and Education

Mar 8 Gen-I NOW: Leadership Summit for Native Youth in Food and Agriculture

Hatito (Hello in the Shawnee language)! This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Leadership Summit for Native Youth in Food and Agriculture! The University of Arkansas, School of Law is proud to host the 4th annual youth leadership summit on food and agriculture policy impacting tribal communities. The summit, sponsored and … Continue reading Mar 8 Gen-I NOW: Leadership Summit for Native Youth in Food and Agriculture

Champion for Change to Speak at Congressional Briefing on March 7

On March 7, 2017, Champion for Change Keith Martinez will serve as a panelist at a congressional briefing about the health impacts of parental substance use on American Indian and Alaska Native youth. The event is being sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and will include remarks from Tribal leaders, health care providers, … Continue reading Champion for Change to Speak at Congressional Briefing on March 7

Job Opportunity: Senior Arts Coordinator at the Native Arts & Culture Foundation

Have a passion for Native American arts and culture? Apply to be the Senior Arts Coordinator at the Native Arts & Culture Foundation! The Foundation is recruiting a Senior Arts Coordinator who will assist the CEO in fully meeting the demands of managing an extensive national arts program in support of Native artists in Hawaii, Alaska and … Continue reading Job Opportunity: Senior Arts Coordinator at the Native Arts & Culture Foundation

Feb 2 Gen-I NOW: HHS Youth Health Equity Model of Practice

Kia Ora -- (Greetings in the Māori Language)! This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) Youth Health Equity Model of Practice. The Office of Minority Health Youth Health Equity Model of Practice provides Health Equity Fellowships to undergraduate, graduate … Continue reading Feb 2 Gen-I NOW: HHS Youth Health Equity Model of Practice

Indigenous Education Conference Celebrates Hawaii Charter Schools in February

The Ku’i ka Lono Conference will take place February 20-21, 2017 in Waimea, Hawaii Island. Change is something everybody talks about but few of us notice it as it happens.   During this exciting two-day conference, participants will learn what charter schools are all about and the needed change they have brought to public education. Please … Continue reading Indigenous Education Conference Celebrates Hawaii Charter Schools in February

CNAY Partners with Columbia University to Offer Summer Program Scholarship

The Center for Native American Youth will award one full-tuition and residential scholarship for a Native student to attend Columbia University’s Summer Program for High School Students during summer 2017 in New York City. This scholarship is offered by CNAY in partnership with Columbia University’s Secondary School Programs. The CNAY-Columbia scholarship covers the cost of … Continue reading CNAY Partners with Columbia University to Offer Summer Program Scholarship

Summer Position: Historic Preservation Intern in Sterling, VA!

Interested in preserving national parks and historic sites? Apply to be a Historic Preservation Intern with the American Conservation Experience! American Conservation Experience, a Non-Profit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is seeking ONE Historic Preservation Intern interested in dedicating 10 weeks (from June 5 through August 11, … Continue reading Summer Position: Historic Preservation Intern in Sterling, VA!

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