CNAY and NIGA Co-host 2017 Gen-I Native Youth Summer Networking Reception

Thursday, July 20, 2017, Washington, D.C. — For the second consecutive summer, the Center for Native American Youth co-hosted the Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) Native Youth Summer Networking Reception to give Native youth working, interning, and visiting the DC-Maryland-Virginia area the chance to connect with each other and Native young professionals making their career in the nation’s capital. This year, CNAY partnered with the National Indian Gaming Association who provided the space to facilitate the networking event.  

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CNAY Hosts Native Summer Interns from National Institutes of Health

Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) staff held a youth roundtable with seven students interning with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The staff introduced students to CNAY’s work to elevate Native youth priorities and shared resources for supporting their personal, academic and professional growth.
 

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Gen-I NOW: Nike Community Impact Fund

This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Nike Community Impact Fund (NCIF) Grants!  

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CNAY Welcomes Newman’s Own Foundation Fellow

The Center for Native American Youth at The Aspen Institute (CNAY) is hosting Del Curfman for a one-year work experience as part of the Newman’s Own Foundation Fellowship Program. Del will support a variety of CNAY initiatives including the Champions for Change Native youth leadership program; a new project mapping needs and resources for Native LGBTQIA+ and Two Spirit youth; development of CNAY’s annual State of Native Youth Report; and a new art competition aimed at engaging young Native artists in the Generation Indigenous National Native Youth Network. 

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