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

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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 Represents Native Women at White House Summit

On December 16, CNAY Program Manager Josie Raphaelito joined a panel discussion with the White House Council on Women and Girls, which held their final event on women and girls of color. At the event, the Council released an updated report to promote progress made over the past year.  In attendance were more than 180 stakeholders, including … Continue reading CNAY Represents Native Women at White House Summit

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 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

CNAY Releases Inaugural State of Native Youth Report

On December 1, CNAY hosted a public event at the Aspen Institute featuring a panel discussion with Native youth and community leaders in conjunction with the release of our inaugural State of Native Youth report. The panel was co-moderated by CNAY founder & chairman Senator Byron Dorgan (ret.) and CNAY executive director Erik Stegman. Panelists … Continue reading CNAY Releases Inaugural State of Native Youth Report