9/19 Gen-I NOW: Become a Champion for Change

Champions for Change recognizes Native American youth leaders who are making a positive impact in their communities. We select five Native youth from throughout the United States to share their stories on a national platform, receive tailored leadership and development opportunities, and grow their advocacy initiatives with our support. Champions receive an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, DC, where they network with high-level decision-makers, meet their congressional representatives, and get trained on how to best amplify their advocacy work.  

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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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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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