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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Mikah Carlos on her Journey to Reconnect with Culture and Lead in Her Community

Mikah Carlos is a member of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and is 24 years old. Mikah first learned of the 2017 Gen-I Survey through social media. She decided to take the survey because she recognized the importance of having tangible, first person narratives and data directly from Native youth.  

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Register for the Native American Career Success Academy

This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the Native American Career Success Academy and Gen-I Career Success Fellowship!  

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$20k Nike N7 Contribution Supports Generation Indigenous Native Youth Survey

This year, Nike N7 Fund contributed $20,000 to the Center for Native American Youth at The Aspen Institute (CNAY). This grant supports CNAY’s management of the Generation Indigenous National Native Youth Network, a multi-sector approach to decrease barriers and increase opportunity for Native American youth.  

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