Tag Archive: Native American

NAYA’s Early Head Start program reopens at Applegate Elementary School

Providing innovative and culturally-specific childhood programming is an essential part of  NAYA’s mission to serve everyone from babies to elders. So, we’re excited to announce that NAYA’s Early Head Start program has reopened at Applegate Elementary School to help families and give kiddos a cultural “head start” on their educational journeys. “The classroom focuses itsView Article >


NAYA 2021 year in review

Stronger Together Watch our year-in-review video here.  Another year in the pandemic, and we continue to deliver the high impact services our community needs, adding much-needed capacity across all departments to support our youth, families, and elders. We are honored and grateful to be in service to our community! While our campus has remained closedView Article >


Youth Advocacy Summit

On Monday, May 24, from 5 to 6:30 pm, the Portland Youth and Elders Council is holding a Youth Advocacy Summit. The focus for this meeting will be on uplifting youth to use their voices to share their stories and connecting them with the tools and resources needed to pursue their passions and advocate for their community. All ages are welcome to attend! We willView Article >


Cooking Together at Home

Join us for another session of our popular series Cooking Together at Home. Details to come. As with all Cooking Together sessions, NAYA has a limited amount of ingredients available for contact-free home delivery, free of charge. Please be sure to request delivery at least three days in advance by emailing Jennie at brixeyj@nayapdx.org


Cooking Together at Home

Join us for another session of our popular series Cooking Together at Home. March 18, let us show you how to make buffalo hash. As with all Cooking Together sessions, NAYA has a limited amount of ingredients available for contact-free home delivery, free of charge. Please be sure to request delivery at least three daysView Article >


Beading Circle

Cultural Arts is for youth in grades 2-8 from 4-5pm on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays. Fridays are a special session for ALL AGES, specifically focusing on beading. Supplies will be mailed out at the beginning of the month, and will correspond with a new project each week of the month. Participants may attend multiple sessionsView Article >


Family Recess

Family Recess is an opportunity for youth and others in their immediate household to play and move together at NAYA following all Social Distancing and COVID Safety guidelines. In order to participate, you MUST be registered and approved before coming on-site, as space is limited. Once approved, you will be given a time slot toView Article >