Archives: May 2021

NAYA distributes $1M to area businesses

Gloria Gonzalez was two years into a five-year lease on a studio space for her business Vida Massage when the pandemic hit. Her storefront shuttered for 18 weeks before reopening, and even then, things were slow and the number of clients would ebb and flow. Gonzalez was unsure how she’d survive—until NAYA called with anView Article >

May is Foster Care Awareness Month

May is National Foster Care Awareness Month. Click here to watch NAYA Foster Care Support Specialist Daryle Conquering Bear discuss the impact that NAYA’s support programs can make on the lives of our young clients. Currently, there are over 430,000 youth in foster care. Statistics show that Native American children are far more likely toView Article >

Meet Freya

“I think that NAYA’s housing program is very important. I think it’s life-changing for some people. If you can get involved in the program and you know what’s happening and you have the right person, I mean, they’re really awesome. They’re really awesome. They’re very supportive.” -Freya Meet Freya, who shares her story from beingView Article >