Embracing Youth Activism

Today's Native Leaders
Free TNL Webinar on Thursday, December 15:

Date and Time:
Thursday, December 15, 2016
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM PST  |  3:00 PM – 4:00 PM MST
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM CST  |  5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST

Training Summary:
Youth activism is on the rise nationwide. Countless numbers of American Indian youth are involved in social justice work and grassroots efforts. This webinar will allow participants to hear from youth activists about how and why they became involved in various movements such as climate change and protecting sacred sites.

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Registration for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week is now open!

National Institute on Drug Abuse

We’re excited to announce that the next National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) will be held January 23–29, 2017! This observance is coordinated by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, both part of the National Institutes of Health. Last year, more than 2,000 NDAFW educational events took place around the world. Let’s make 2017 even more successful!

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UNITY Announces New “Wellness Warriors Project” Team

UNITY implements new program funded by W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grant

UNITY has announced the hiring of LorenAshley Buford, as Project Manager, and Joshua Tso, as Project Coordinator, to oversee its newest program, the UNITY Wellness Warriors Project. Funded by a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation over a three-year period (2016-2019), the new program aims to increase the awareness of the need for and benefits of adopting a lifestyle that incorporates a culturally-relevant and measurable personal wellness plan that will lead to transformational change among Native American and Alaskan Native youth, while positively impacting their communities.

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