CNAY Announces 2022 Champions for Change Class 

January 24, 2022  WASHINGTON, DC: Today, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) at the Aspen Institute announced its 2022 Champions for Change class.   The Champions for Change program is a Native youth leadership initiative designed to highlight positive stories of impact from across the nation. Each year, five inspirational Native youth, ages 14-24, are selected as Champions. Throughout the one-year commitment, youth receive experience based learning […]

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Center for Native American Youth Board of Advisor named Social Innovator of the Year!

The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship is a leading global platform that accelerates outstanding models of social innovation. Each year 15 mission-driven leaders are recognized for tackling world’s toughest problems, from social inequality and youth unemployment, to malnutrition and accessible healthcare.The Center for Native American Youth would like to congratulate N7 community Partner Sam McCracken for being recognized by the Schwab […]

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Instagram Live Discussion with Creative Native Grand Prize Winner, KamiJo Whiteclay

Every year the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) hosts the Creative Native Call for Art competition founded by Crow artist and former CNAY Newman’s Own Foundation Fellow, Del Curfman. Creative Native was created with the intention of providing a space and support for Indigenous artists ages 5-24 years old. In its fourth year, fifty […]

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The Center for Native American Youth Podcast!

The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) at the Aspen Institute is pleased to announce the release of our podcast now available on Anchor, Spotify and Apple Podcast. Through this new medium, CNAY will continue highlighting the strength and resiliency of Native youth and provide a space for Indigenous Peoples to share their knowledge and stories. Episodes will be released bi-weekly beginning with […]

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