Fresh Tracks Forum at CNAY

The Center for Native American Youth at The Aspen Institute cordially invites you to an afternoon in Washington D.C. with Fresh Tracks—where the environment meets social justice to train and mobilize diverse young leaders.

Thursday, January 17th 2019 3:00-4:30 pm

*Reception to follow

The Aspen Institute

2300 N Street NW, Suite 700

Washington, DC 20037


We are pleased to bring together youth leaders from the Fresh Tracks program to share their experience using the outdoors as a platform to build leadership skills, learn about and celebrate one another’s diverse cultures, and create community action plans for confronting issues at the intersection of social and environmental justice.


Welcome by Erik Stegman, Executive Director, Center for Native American Youth

Remarks by Dan Porterfield, CEO, The Aspen Institute

Remarks by Michael Smith, Director, Youth Opportunity Programs at the Obama Foundation & Director, My Brother’s Keeper Alliance

Fresh Tracks Youth Leader Panel Discussion

Measuring the Success of Fresh Tracks by Dr. SharoniLIttle, My Brother’s Keeper Compton, Fresh Tracks Evaluator

Special Screening: Fresh Tracks Video

Reception with Refreshments

PANELISTS: Devin Edwards, MBK Boston, Fresh Tracks Trainer, Anthony TamezWuskwi Sipihk First Nations Cree and Sicangu Lakota, 2018 CNAY Champion for Change, Fresh Tracks Trainer, Carina Cisneros,
Fresh Tracks Trainer, Madison WhiteMohawk of Akwesasne, 2018 Fresh Tracks Participant.

Watch LIVE here!