Day One: Champions for Change Week

Yá’át’ééh (hello), from Washington DC! Day one of Champions for Change week, here at the Aspen Institute, is officially in the books. The Champions started off the morning with a workshop titled Historical Trauma: Reimaging of Tribal Communities through Post Traumatic Growth led by Dr. Billie Jo Kipp. Owen Oliver, a Champion from the Quinault and Isleta Pueblo […]

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Join Keynote Speaker, Paulette Jordan, at the 2020 Champions for Change Public Event

Join us and hear the inspiring story of the 2020 Champions for Change Public Event keynote speaker, Paulette Jordan. Paulette is a member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, a United States Senate candidate for Idaho, a former state house representative, and a champion for youth. She will provide keynote remarks at the Aspen Institute on the […]

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Join Us To Meet The 2020 Champions For Change

Join us and hear the inspiring stories that led Jazmine, Isabella, Owen, Shavaughna and Warren to be named 2020 Champions for Change. The 2020 Champions for Change serve as representatives of the next generations of leaders in Indian Country. From Washington to California to Wyoming, the 2020 Champions have advocated for issues important to them, such as revitalization of language and culture, advocating for […]

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2020 CNAY-Columbia Summer Scholarship EXTENDED

The Center for Native American Youth, in partnership with Columbia University’s Summer Immersion Program for High School Students, is offering one full-tuition, residential scholarship for a Native student to attend a 3-week pre-college program during summer 2020 in New York City.  The CNAY-Columbia scholarship covers the cost of housing, tuition, weekday meals, coursework materials, and […]

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