CNAY Developing CFC Recognition Program With MHA Education Department

CNAY is working with the Mandan Hidatsa & Arikara (MHA) Education Department to develop the second Champions for Change Youth Recognition Program within tribal communities.  

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Nikki Pitre Speaks at Netroots Nation Conference

CNAY Staff Nikki Pitre participated in the 2018 Netroots Nation Women’s Pre-Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on August 1. Women from across the country who are dedicated to seeing women in leadership positions came together to share their stories and empower one another. Nikki participated in a panel discussion for “Next steps for the moment we are in right now: Hear from local and national organizers and leaders about how they are deploying their resources to build coalitions that last, examples of innovative cross-movement building and how to best leverage local presence and representation to advance our issues.” Alongside Nikki was, Yadira Sanchez, Development Director, Mi Familia Vota, Maria Urbina, Political Director, Indivisible, and, Lala Wu, Co-Founder. The panel was moderated by Vanessa Cárdenas, Senior Director, National Outreach, of EMILY’s List. 

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Sally Jewell Featured in Carnegie Corporation "Great Immigrants" Series

Every year near July 4th, Carnegie Corporation of New York honors the legacy of founder Andrew Carnegie by celebrating naturalized U.S. citizens whose extraordinary contributions are moving the country forward. This year, the Great Immigrants series featured former Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and highlighted her continued commitment to Indigenous youth as a Board Member for the Center for Native American Youth and strong supporter of Obama's Generation Indigenous initiative. Click here for the full story  

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RSVP: Gen-I Summer Youth Reception

The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) and AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy at George Washington University will host the third annual Gen-I Native Youth Summer Networking Reception on Wednesday, July 18. Click here to RSVP.  

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