Gen-I Movement Builders Fellowship Deadline EXTENDED

As part of the Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) initiative, the Center for Native American Youth is launching a new fellowship for youth ages 18-24. The Gen-I Movement Builders Fellowship (Gen-I MBF) is a six-month intensive leadership development program that aims to strengthen the voice and role of Native American youth in broader social justice movements. Over the course of six months, five Fellows will gather for two in-person convenings, two virtual convenings, and one Fresh Tracks training expedition. At the end of six months, Fellows will have a small “Innovation Fund” which they will jointly use on a project aimed at strengthening the voice of Native youth in social justice movements.
 

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2/21 Gen-I NOW: Intern with the Summer HIV/AIDS Research Program!

Ya'at'eeh! (pronounced “yah-eh-teh”) - Hello in the Diné (Navajo) language!  

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CNAY Visits Akwesasne Mohawk Community

In September 2017, CNAY staff visited the Akwesasne Mohawk community in northern New York to explore existing and potential supports for the local Two-Spirit community. Josie and Amber met with community members, service providers, and two of CNAY’s Two Spirit Project Advisory Panel (PAP) Members to gather varying perspectives on what is needed to support LGBTQIA+ Native youth. 

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CNAY’s Two-Spirit LGBTQIA Youth Project Visits Portland, Oregon

June 26-28, CNAY staff visited the Portland, Oregon area to meet with and learn from Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA programs, leaders, and allies. This outreach trip is the first of three engagement opportunities through CNAY’s new project to support Two-Spirit and LGBTQIA Native youth. CNAY was joined by Se-ah-dom Edmo, the Movement Building Director at the Western States Center and a Project Advisory Panel member with CNAY.  

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