In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) at the Aspen Institute is pleased to announce the 2020 State of Native Youth Report. The theme of this year’s report is Native Youth are Medicine – highlighting the strength and resilience of Native youth.
To commemorate the release, CNAY will be hosting a virtual Zoom release event on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 from 6:00-7:30 pm EST. This panel-style release event will feature the Native youth leaders who were instrumental in authoring this year’s report.
Featured speakers and panelists will include:
Hokie Clairmont, The Boyz
Senator Byron Dorgan (Ret.), Founder & Chair Center for Native American Youth
Mikah Carlos, CNAY Youth Advisory Board Chair
Ben Pease, Award-Winning Indigenous creative
Tvli Birdshead, 2020 Creative Native Call for Art Winner
Adrian Matthias Stevens, Two-Spirit Native Cultural Ambassador
Sean Snyder, Two-Spirit Native Cultural Ambassador
Kendra Becenti, CNAY Gen-I and Special Projects Intern
Sam Schimmel, CNAY Youth Advisory Board Member
Lexie James, Ambassador for Land Conservation
Isabel Coronado, CNAY Youth Advisory Board Member
Autumn Adams, CNAY Youth Advisory Board Member