Archives: December 2015

Thank you

Dear friends, From the first time I connected with NAYA in 2002, I knew I had found something special. The holidays always bring up fond memories of sitting around a big table and wrapping gifts in the basement of our old building on the corner of North Mississippi and Shaver, loading the presents into theView Article >

ECA Students Perform “Reclaiming Our Voices”

Early College Academy (ECA) students stood proudly in front of 550 guests at the NAYA Gala to perform their group performance of Reclaiming Our Voices. Students were chosen for the performance through their involvement with NAYA’s youth advocacy program. Relationships with  students and their advocates helped develop conversations around identity, voice, and poetry. At first,View Article >