Archives: April 2014

Communities of Color Unite For Marriage

On Monday afternoon, NAYA was the host to the kickoff of Communities of Color United for Marriage, a group of 16 community-based  organizations working together in support of the freedom to marry. NAYA’s Board of Directors unanimously voted to endorse marriage equality in October 2013. Candi Brings Plenty, Community Health Advocate, Two Spirit, and  mother of two beautiful daughters,View Article >

ECA Students Thank You

  The 5th annual Early College Academy (ECA) luncheon was a success highlighting student speaker Jenni Pedro-Miguel and a musical performance by Allie Watchman, Diné, Austin Arthur, Warm Springs, Taron Rabbie, Warm Springs, and Cultural Arts instructor Carlos McNair, Klamath and Modoc Tribes. Our culturally-specific Indigenous curriculum supports students with an education that empowers youth to overcome barriers that leadView Article >

Elders and Natural Helpers Receive Public Health Heroes Award

NAYA Elders and Natural Helpers, as a part of the Future Generations Collaborative (FGC), are receiving a Public Health Heroes Award. The Future Generations Collaborative is an innovative partnership among American Indian and Alaska Native community members, community-based organizations, and public health agencies to increase healthy pregnancies and healthy births, and strengthen families in American IndianView Article >