CNAY Announces 2020 Champions for Change

Washington, DC, January 08, 2020 — The Aspen Institute’s Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) welcomes its eighth cohort of CNAY Champions for Change (Champions) to Washington, DC, next month. This marks the first convening of the year–long leadership program. The 2020 Champions include Owen L. Oliver (Quinault (Chinook) Indian Nation & Isleta Pueblo), Jazmine […]

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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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Helping Native Youth Find Their Voice to Help Shape the Future

From ACT Center for Equity In Learning – Click here to read on their website. November 21, 2019 – By: Erik Stegman, Carry the Kettle First Nation (Nakoda), executive director, Center for Native American Youth, Aspen Institute During the month of November we recognize Native American Heritage Month by introducing you to a group of […]

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You’re Invited! 2019 State of Native Youth Report Release Event

You are invited, to celebrate and honor Native American Heritage Month with the Center for Native American Youth, during the 2019 State of Native Youth Report release event at The Aspen Institute on November 20, 2019 from 12:00-1:30 PM.  Featured speakers and panelists will include: Representative Deb Haaland, NM-1 (invited) Elliot Gerson, Executive Vice President Policy & Public Programs, International Partners, The Aspen Institute Senator […]

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