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
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
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
Every day, Native American youth across the country are taking positive action to accomplish incredible things together. They are drawing on the strength of their tribal cultures to tackle a suicide epidemic 2.5 times the national rate, the serious and disproportionate rate that they are involved in the juvenile justice and foster care systems, and … Continue reading Native American Youth: Drawing Strength from Our Cultures
Native American Career Success Academy (NACSA) NACSA provides online learning courses to advance student knowledge on topics critical to their development as young adults and professionals. Students who participate in this pilot program will be expected to complete assignments individually & contribute to online discussions. All courses are available online through CANVAS. Completion of the … Continue reading Introducing the Native American Career Success Academy
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!
The International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health (IMICH), held every two years, focuses on innovative clinical care models and community-based public health approaches for children and youth in First Nations, Inuit, Métis, American Indian, Alaska Native and other Indigenous communities around the world. Co-hosted by the Canadian Paediatric Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics, this meeting … Continue reading International Meeting on Indigenous Child Health – Call for Abstracts and Proposals
NEWSLETTER AUGUST 2016 Youth Spotlight: CNAY Scholar Maria Walker Spends Summer at Columbia University Maria Walker, a rising high school senior from the White Mountain Apache Tribe, earned a full scholarship from CNAY to attend Columbia University’s Summer Program for High School Students. While at Columbia, Maria studied business, finance, and economics while making friends and great connections that are … Continue reading August Updates from the Center for Native American Youth
Halito -- (Hello in the Choctaw Language)! This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about Becoming a Champion, an upcoming webinar on applying for Champions for Change! On September 8th at 7:00 PM Eastern Time, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) will host the first of a series of informational webinars about the … Continue reading August 10 Gen-I NOW: RSVP for the Champions for Change Webinar!
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Tribal Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Center will host a webinar entitled The Healing Way: Transitional Recovery and Culture in Native Communities on July 28, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT. This presentation will explore peer mentors and recovery circles as culturally-based mechanisms to address substance misuse and … Continue reading [WEBINAR] The Healing Way: Transitional Recovery and Culture in Native Communities