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
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
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!
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
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board June 2016 Adolescent Health News & Notes LGBTQ- Two Spirit. Loved & Accepted June is LGBT Pride Month, and THRIVE is pleased to announce the release of AI/AN suicide prevention media materials to reach LGBTQ2S (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, queer, and two spirit)! The campaign -- LGBTQ - Two Spirit, … Continue reading NWPAIHB June Newsletter: LGBTQ- Two Spirit. Loved & Accepted
Youth Spotlight – Champions for Change Share Perspectives on the Importance of the Indian Child Welfare Act On March 16, CNAY moderated a Native youth panel discussion during Casey Family Programs’ National Tribal Leaders Meeting in Washington, DC. The panel featured young Native leaders from CNAY's Champions for Change program, who shared their views on … Continue reading CNAY Newsletter March 2016
The National AI/AN Behavioral Health Conference will be held on August 9 – 11, 2016, at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel in Portland, Oregon. The theme is "Creating Trauma Informed Systems in AI/AN Communities. " The National AI/AN Behavioral Health Conference is the nation’s premier opportunity to assemble and hear from nationally recognized speakers, … Continue reading Indian Health Service 2016 National Behavioral Health Conference
Season’s Greetings from the Center for Native American Youth! 2015 was a great year for CNAY, filled with building new relationships in tribal and urban Indian communities, elevating Native youth voices in the media and at our public events, hosting roundtable discussions with national stakeholders, tribal leadership, community members and youth, and so much more! … Continue reading Happy Holidays from the Center for Native American Youth
Pittsburgh, PA * Washington, DC * Los Angeles, CA * Adelaide, South Australia In partnering with the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY), the Heinz College has found that students affiliated with CNAY achieve great success not only as a Heinz College student, but as professionals in their field. The Heinz College offers a $6000 per … Continue reading Carnegie Mellon Offers Guaranteed Scholarships to CNAY-Affiliated Students
Boozhoo! -- (Hello in the Ottawa Language) (Bo-zho) This NOW Message includes information on nominating a young person for the Champions for Change program! The Champions for Change program (CFC) was created by the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) as an effort to shine a spotlight on Native youth leadership and inspire young people … Continue reading Dec 8 Gen-I NOW Message: Nominate a Native Youth Leader for Champions for Change!