Charles Mason Continues Socktober Initiative in Oklahoma

At twelve years old, Charles Mason (Muscogee Creek Nation) joined the Mvskoke Nation Youth Council and used the Gen-I Challenge to help found Socktober in his community. Socktober is a month-long initiative where socks, toothbrushes, tooth paste, soap, towels, and other toiletries are collected to help those in need. Charles has helped with this program for the last three years. This year, he and his peers collected 269 pairs of socks as well as other essentials for those in need in Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.  

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Gen-I Ambassadors Experience Cross-Cultural Sharing and the Outdoors at Fresh Tracks Training Summit

Friday, July 14, 2017, National Conservation Training Center, WV — "What does it mean to be an engaged citizen?” Over the course of five days, 40 young leaders from across the U.S. and one from Hong Kong met at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV to discuss this question and more. 

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Spotlight: Gen-I Youth Ambassador Maka Monture

Meet Maka Monture, Gen-I Youth Ambassador. Maka, 23 years old, is Tlingit and Mohawk from Yakutat, Alaska, and currently resides in Anchorage.Maka has been involved with environmental issues since high school and is a recipient of various awards and keynote speaking opportunities for her efforts as an environmental activist. 

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