2018 Elders & Youth Conference

First Alaskans Institute’s 35th Annual Elders & Youth Conference – October 14-17, 2018 in Anchorage, Alaska

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#PATHFORWARD Town Hall on Opioids

Speaking opportunity, social media campaign, and more.

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Family Spirit Home Visiting Program

Family Spirit is a unique, evidence-based home-visiting model with a reputation for success: dependability with flexibility.

Family Spirit addresses intergenerational behavioral health problems, applies local cultural assets, and overcomes deficits in the professional healthcare workforce in low-resource communities. It is the only evidence-based home-visiting program ever designed for, by, and with American Indian families. It is used in over 100 tribal communities across 16 states, and it is also used in several other low-income urban environments in Chicago and St. Louis.

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NB3 Youth App Contest

The Notah Begay III Foundation is hosting a national competition for Native youth to design a mobile app focused on improving the health and nutrition of Native youth. The contest challenges tech-savvy youth from across Indian Country to think creatively, culturally, and digitally about their diet, nutrition, exercise, and fitness. The top 3 contestants will receive cash prizes of $1,000, $500, and $250. The 1st place winner will also work with NB3 and Cultivating Coders to further develop the app for market.

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