Be a Champion for Native American Youth

This Giving Tuesday, support the next generation of young Native leaders with a donation to the Center for Native American Youth.

Rory Taylor (Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma) became a CNAY Champion for Change in 2015. As a first-year student at Pomona College, Rory founded and directed IndigeNATION, a peer mentoring program that provided college readiness training, cultural education, and a caring support network to local Native high school students. It was this work that earned him the title of Champion for Change.

Since becoming a Champion, Rory has shared his message at events like the White House Tribal Nations Conference and Citizen University’s Citizen Power Conference, established by Eric Liu. At the core of Rory’s work toward educational equity is a drive to ensure that Native youth have what they need to succeed. We couldn’t be prouder to support Rory as he becomes an even stronger advocate, mentor, and role model for Native youth.

This giving season, we’re asking you to support the next class of Champions for Change with a tax-exempt donation to the Center for Native American Youth. Your contribution makes it possible for us to celebrate and support young leaders who, just like Rory, are driven to serve their tribal communities.