​CNAY Welcomes Cheyenne River Youth Project Growing into Wowachinyepi Champions for Change

On April 8-11, the Center for Native American Youth at The Aspen Institute welcomed five Native youth advocates and two program coordinators from the Cheyenne River Youth Project (CRYP) to Washington, DC. Oliver, Daniel, Randi, Jaymalee, Claudia and their chaperones come from Growing into Wowachinyepi (Growing into Leadership), a pilot youth recognition program inspired by CNAY’s Champions for Change.
 

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Meet Jordan Oglesby, 2018 Gen-I Career Success Fellow

Jordan Oglesby, Navajo Nation
 

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Meet Joshua Emerson, 2018 Gen-I Career Success Fellow

Joshua Emerson, Navajo Nation
 

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Growing Into Wowachinyepi Lakota Youth Leaders

Meet the five Lakota teens traveling to Washington, DC as part of the Cheyenne River Youth Project's Growing Into Wowachinyepi youth leadership program.  

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