Native Organizers Alliance & CNAY Send Youth to Native American Presidential Forum

August 19-20, 2019 | Sioux City, Iowa – Native Organizers Alliance (NOA) partnered with CNAY to send four youth leaders to the Native American Presidential Forum in Iowa.  MBF Fellow Jarrette Werk, and YAB members Nancy Deere-Turney, Isabel Coronado, and Rory Wheeler met in Sioux City to volunteer at the Forum. Eleven Presidential candidates took […]

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CNAY Youth Advisory Board Comes Together

August 25-27, 2019 | Seattle, WA – Nancy Deere-Turney, Msvkoke, YAB Chairwoman The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) has built a home for our Youth Advisory Board (YAB). At the end of August, the Youth Advisory Board gathered for the first in person convening, which provided the opportunity to see each other face to […]

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REPORT: Native Youth Voter Engagement Strategies

With support from the National Urban Indian Family Coalition (NUIFC), the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) worked with youth leaders during the 2018 election cycle in Get Out the Vote (GOTV) and Native Vote efforts. CNAY worked to identify eight youth leaders from Portland, Chicago, Las Vegas, Oklahoma City, Bismarck, Phoenix, Albuquerque, and Spokane. Youth […]

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CNAY Leadership Attends MBK Rising in Oakland

February 18-20, Oakland, California — This week, Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) Executive Director, Erik Stegman, and Associate Director, Nikki Pitre, joined My Brother’s Keeper Rising! (MBK Rising!) in Oakland, California. They were joined by several youth leaders and partner organizations to represent Native young men and boys. MBK Rising! brought together approximately a thousand of young men of […]

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