NAYA’s 50th Anniversary

NAYA’s 50th Anniversary

Celebrating 50 Years of Impact

Reclaiming Our Past, Cultivating Our Future

Join us in commemorating a half-century of community, empowerment, and resilience as the Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA) marks its 50th Anniversary! Since 1974, NAYA has been at the forefront of transforming lives and strengthening communities across the Portland region. From innovative programs to impactful advocacy, we’ve stood tall in our mission to uplift Native American youth and families.

As we celebrate this milestone, we reflect on the countless lives touched, dreams realized, and barriers broken. Our journey has been one of determination, unity, and unwavering commitment to building a brighter future. Together, we’ve fostered cultural pride, provided vital services, and empowered generations to thrive.

Join us throughout the year as we host a series of special events and community gatherings to honor our past, celebrate our present, and envision our future. Let’s come together to celebrate 50 years of resilience, strength, and community at NAYA!

Stay tuned for updates and event announcements as we celebrate 50 years of impact. Together, let’s continue to make history and create lasting change for Native American youth and families. Here’s to the next 50 years and beyond!

Be a part of our 50 year vision

Looking ahead, we remain steadfast in our commitment to advancing equity, justice, and opportunity for our Native community. As we boldly envision our next 50 years, we reaffirm our dedication to building an abundant future where our Native community members are healthy, safely housed, financially empowered, civically engaged, and connected with their cultures and one another for generations to come.

Be a part of our 50 year vision by making an investment in NAYA today. We have a beautiful and audacious future to share.