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Champions for Change Application NOW OPEN!

The Center for Native American Youth’s Champions for Change (CFC) program is designed to recognize positive youth-led efforts, share stories of inspiration, and help young leaders develop their advocacy skills. The CFC program gives Native youth a national platform to: Educate new stakeholders about the challenges and strengths of Native communities, Lift up youth perspectives on the […]

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Mariah Gladstone Releases New Indigikitchen Video

Mariah Gladstone is a 2017 Champion for Change, decolonizing Native diets through her online cooking show Indigikitchen. Her videos teach viewers to create delicious meals from traditional ingredients that would have been found on the North American continent prior to settlers’ arrival. Mariah’s passion for this work comes from the knowledge that the disproportionate rate at which Native […]

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8/16 Gen-I NOW: QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship

This Gen-I Native Opportunities Weekly (NOW) message shares information about the QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship! QuestBridge is a national nonprofit based in Palo Alto, California that connects the nation’s most exceptional, low-income youth with leading colleges and opportunities. The QuestBridge National College Match is a college and scholarship application process that helps outstanding low-income high school […]

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Childhood Obesity and Diabetes Findings from New IHS Report

The Indian Health Service (IHS) released a new report Obesity and Overweight in American Indian and Alaska Native Children (AI/AN), 2006–2015 – with survey findings that studied obesity and overweight trends in AI/AN children from October 1, 2006 to September 30, 2017. Data was collected and used from each federally funded health care facility that serves AI/AN […]

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