CNAY is now accepting nomination forms from tribal leaders, teachers, and youth who want to recognize a young Native leader creating positive change. Nominate someone today and CNAY will invite individuals to apply to the Champions for Change program! Read More
CNAY Champions for Change engage with President Obama during My Brother's Keeper (MBK) town hall in Washington, DC. Read More
The Center for Native American Youth is dedicated to improving the health, safety and overall well-being of Native American youth through communication, policy development and advocacy.
The Center for Native American Youth, founded by former US Senator Byron Dorgan, is a policy program within the Aspen Institute, headquartered in Washington, DC. While a part of the Aspen Institute, CNAY is also overseen by a Board of Advisors, Executive Committee, and Youth Advisory Board.