CNAY Represents Native Women at White House Summit

On December 16, CNAY Program Manager Josie Raphaelito joined a panel discussion with the White House Council on Women and Girls, which held their final event on women and girls of color. At the event, the Council released an updated report to promote progress made over the past year. In attendance were more than 180 stakeholders, including philanthropic leaders, nonprofit leaders, […]

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CNAY Connects with Tribal Leaders, Programs, and Native Youth in California

During the first week of December, CNAY’s Erik Stegman traveled to Palm Springs to represent the Center for Native American Youth at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP) Tribal Youth Conference and the Office for Victims of Crime‘s annual Indian Nations Conference. At both events, Erik presented CNAY’s findings from youth roundtables, the Gen-I online survey, […]

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CNAY Supports Efforts to Rebrand Washington Football

Rebrand Washington Football is a grassroots advocacy organization that petitions Dan Snyder, owner of the Washington DC professional football team, to change the team’s name. RWF was created by DC football fans who say they do not want to be ashamed of the team’s name anymore. RWF founders Josh Silver, Ian Washburn, and Sheila Miles often station themselves […]

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Meet the "Native American Youth: Drawing Strength from Tribal Cultures" Panelists

Nicholas Courtney, Makah Nation and Modoc Age: 24; Hometown: Auburn, WA Nick is a member of the Makah Nation and currently serves as the Senior Program Associate for the Native American Political Leadership Program and the INSPIRE Native Teens Initiative Project Manager at George Washington University. Prior to that, he worked as a Policy Assistant for […]

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