Aspen Institute Opportunity Youth Forum: Fresh Tracks

This October, the Center for Native American Youth traveled to Aspen, Colorado to attend the Aspen Institute Opportunity Youth Forum. Executive Director Erik Stegman, Senior Fellow Juan Martinez, and Program Associate Jen Peacock traveled with four youth to attend and facilitate sessions at the forum. Youth leaders brought to Aspen were supported by CNAY as well as our […]

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12/4 Gen-I NOW: Tribal College Blanket Design Competition

The American Indian College Fund and Pendleton Woolen Mills are challenging tribal college students to express their culture and identity through original designs for our next tribal college student blanket. Blanket sales will support College Fund scholarships. Textile design experience is not necessary to enter, and student winners will receive the following prizes: Grand Prize […]

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11/27 Gen-I NOW: Bezos Scholars Program

Every year, 17 exceptional high school juniors and an educator from each school are selected as Bezos Scholars. Scholars are chosen from across the U.S. and the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa. After spending a week immersed in learning at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Scholars return home and develop a community change project to make […]

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Center for Native American Youth receives $500,000 from Wells Fargo for Champions for Change Program

The Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) would like to thank Wells Fargo for the generous $500,000 in support over two years to support and strengthen the impact of its flagship Champions for Change leadership program. Each year, the Champions program honors five Native youth leaders between the ages of 14-24 from across the country […]

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