9/12 Gen-I NOW: Rodenberry Fellowship

The Rodenberry Fellowship is a 12-month program for activists from across the country who are working to protect the most vulnerable and make the U.S. a more inclusive and equitable place to live. 20 Fellows will be selected to lead a project, organization, or initiative with direct impact in one of four areas: Civil Rights, Environmental Protection, Immigration and Refugee Rights, or LGBTQIA and Women’s Rights. All Fellows receive a $50,000 award, as well as tailored support.  

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9/5 Gen-i NOW: #WeNeedYouHere Suicide Prevention Campaign

WeRNative is a comprehensive health resource for Native youth, by Native youth, that promotes holistic health and positive growth in local communities, and the nation at large. September is Suicide Prevention Month and WeRNative is inviting American Indian and Alaska Native youth ages 15- 24 to help spread awareness and messages of hope. Those who participate have a chance to win $75. Submissions are due September 20, 2018. 
 

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Alec Calac Reflects on White Coat Ceremony

On August 31st, UC San Diego School of Medicine held its 50th annual White Coat ceremony and welcomed 134 students into the medical community in the presence of family, friends, and faculty. Among the newest inductees was a familiar face to CNAY, Gen-I Ambassador Alec Calac (Pauma Band of Luiseño Indians), who is combining his medical training and research expertise to earn an M.D.-Ph.D. dual degree. Here, Alec shares some of his reflections after receiving his first white coat with the Gen-I Network.  

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8/29 Gen-I NOW: 2018 QuestBridge Scholarships

The QuestBridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school seniors gain admission and full four-year scholarships to the nation's most selective colleges. Students who have achieved academic success in the face of economic adversity are encouraged to apply. Scholarships cover the full cost of tuition and room and board, are loan-free, and require no parental contribution. 
 

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