Through ongoing outreach into Indian Country and listening sessions with Native youth, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) consistently hears that young people want to be engaged in a large network of their peers that also provides increased access to new and exciting opportunities and serves as a resource for their communities. In support of Generation Indigenous (Gen-I), CNAY is excited to create a new leadership opportunity to engage and support a large network of “young movers and shakers” in Indian Country – Gen-I Youth Ambassadors.
What is a Gen-I Youth Ambassador? Gen-I Youth Ambassadors serve as spokespersons for Gen-I and CNAY. Gen-I Youth Ambassadors will:
- Be eligible to participate in the first ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering;
- Be part of a growing Gen-I Network of community leaders and young experts in the field;
- Serve as direct connections to tribal and urban Indian communities; and
- Provide their perspectives on priorities for youth in Indian Country.
For more information on how to become a Gen-I Ambassador click here.