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Native American Issues

2019 State of Native Youth Report Release Event


In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the Center for Native American Youth will release its 2019 State of Native Youth Report with a youth panel event at The Aspen Institute on November 20, 2019 from 12:00-1:30 PM. Featured speakers will share their insights about the policy and issues that impact them as well as work being done to address these needs. The theme of this year’s report is Native Youth Count— highlighting the importance of Native youth civic engagement and belonging.

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 Byron Dorgan (ret.), Founder & Chair Center for Native American Youth
  • Cora Gaane, VP – Tribal Advocate & Senior Relationship Manager, Wells Fargo
  • Elizabeth Morgan, 2019 Creative Native Call for Art Winner
  • Austin Weahkee, 2018 Movement Builder Fellow
  • Mikah Carlos, CNAY Youth Advisory Board Member
  • Jarrette Werk, 2018 Movement Builder Fellow
Event information
Wed Nov 20, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
Smith A
Aspen Institute
Washington, DC