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2018 Gen-I Movement Builders Convene in New York City

To support Indigenous youth activists, the Center for Native American Youth launched the Gen-I Movement Builders Fellowship (MBF), a six-month intensive leadership development program that aims to strengthen the voice and role of Native American youth in broader social justice movements. The inaugural class – Michael Charles, Maka Monture, JoRee LaFrance, Austin Weahkee and Jarrette Werk – met for the first time in June for a three-day convening in New York City where they connected with fellow youth leaders, seasoned Native activists, philanthropists, and organizations aiming to uplift young people and their communities. 

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2018 Gen-I MBF Fellows

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Click here to learn more about the Generation Indigenous Movement Builders Fellowship.  

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Native Youth Autumn Adams Advocates for Foster Care Reform

The Center for Native American Youth partnered with the National Foster Youth Institute to increase Native youth participation in its Congressional Shadow Day program and host a roundtable discussion on Native foster youth issues. The following blog post was contributed by program participant Autumn Adams.   

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