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This section provides information concerning opportunities for Native American youth and those who work with Native youth. If you know of such opportunities, forward the information to the WebTeam by using this site's Contact form.

Native American Job Fair

The American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Arizona is presenting a Native American Job Fair from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on Tuesday August 25, 2015. Please refer to the attached flyer for location, times, program content, and sponsorship information.

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Richard M. Milanovich Fellowship

The following information was provided by The George Washington University Native American Political Leadership Program.


The Richard M. Milanovich Fellowship began in 2015 as a partnership between The George Washington University and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians with two goals in mind: to prepare the next generation of leaders in Indian County, and to honor and preserve the legacy of service and leadership of the late Tribal Chairman Richard M. Milanovich. The George Washington University and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians invite qualified Native American applicants to apply for this prestigious opportunity.

To learn more about this opportunity visit the George Washington University Semester in Washington web site.

Change the World Competition

The following is part of a story concerning the Forbes Under 30 $1M Change the World Competition published on the herox.com website. Read the rest of the story HERE for additional information. Please note the submission deadline of August 26, 2015 at 11:59PM Eastern Time.


The Challenge

The Forbes Under 30 $1 Million Change the World Competition is the largest ever for young social entrepreneurs.

Five or six finalists, selected from the complete pool of competitors, will receive a cash award of $100,000 USD. They will then compete on-stage at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia on October 6, 2015 in front of 2,000 world-class mentors and the best young entrepreneurs and game-changers in the world, as culled from the Forbes 30 Under 30 lists.  

The overall winner will receive at least $400,000 USD in additional cash and in-kind support, bringing their award total to at least $500,000 USD, and the overall award total to $1,000,000 USD.

Visit https://herox.com/Under 30 to read the rest of the story.

Center for Native American Youth to Host Online Chat

The following information was supplied by the Center for Native American Youth.


As part of Generation Indigenous (Gen-I), the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) is hosting a series of Gen-I Engagement Chats online for youth. We have had two chats so far and both have had great participation from youth, community members and tribal leaders. If you are a Native youth interested in learning more about the Gen-I Challenge or CNAY's Youth Ambassador program, join CNAY on April 22 at 8:00PM EST for the third ONLINE chat. Please RSVP here if you plan to join!

The chat will focus on the Gen-I Challenge, with a special emphasis on taking the Challenge and a preview of the Gen-I kick-off event at Gathering of Nations in Albuequerque, NM on April 23. Participants can ask questions about the Challenge, share updates on their progress, talk through their process in completing the Challenge and discuss issues that Native youth face. More information about the Gen-I Engagement Chat is provided below.

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NAT$VE in the Bank

Empowering Native Youth to Get a Head Start on Building Their Financial Futures - A financial literacy month initiative of NFEC and NCAI.

The Native Financial Education Coalition (NFEC) and the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) launched NAT$VE in the BANK because they understand that Native youth developing relationships with financial institutions is a proven difference-maker in empowering their ability to make smart financial decisions over the course of their lives.

Native youth between the ages of 12 and 25 can ANSWER the CALL by participating and LEAD the WAY by getting others to participate!

To learn more about the initiative and how to participate, visit the Native Financial Education Coalition website.