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. 

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2019 Champs Week Wrap Up

February 10-15, 2019 marked the 7th annual “Champs Week”, a time for the newly-named 2019 Champions for Change  Autumn, Adam, Charitie, Shandiin, and Madi — to join the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) in Washington, D.C. for a week of advocacy, change-making, and celebration.
 

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2019 Champions Take on Capitol Hill

On Wednesday and Thursday, February 13th –14th, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) joined the 2019 Champions for Change -- Autumn, Adam, Madi, Shandiin, and Charitie -- on Capitol Hill. Throughout the two days, the Champions each attended meetings with their elected officials in Congress to advocate for their tribal communities and their individual initiatives.
 

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2/13 Gen-I NOW: Young Leaders Visualize Health Equity

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM), a nonprofit research organization in Washington, DC, is calling on young leaders, ages 5-26, to use art to explore how the social determinants of health play a role in shaping their lives and their communities, and what it might look and feel like to one day live in a world where everyone has the same chance to be healthy, safe, and happy. Young Leaders Visualize Health Equity aims to use art as a vehicle for collecting valuable insights from young people around the world about how the social determinants of health shape their lives and the lives of those closest to them. We hope the art, and the process of creating the art, will spark a dialogue about how our lives and our health are shaped by everything around us, and provide insight into how these factors support or hinder everyone’s chance of living the healthiest life possible. Submit your artwork by February 28, 2019 11:59 PT.  

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