Seventh Generation Leading: Making the Case for Native Youth Leadership and Organizing

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 -
8:30am to 11:00am EDT
Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Ave., 4th floor, NYC
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MEMBERS: To register yourself and/or a colleague at your organization, please click on the link above (visible through May 2nd).
NON-MEMBERS: To register, please fill out this online form.  Non-members will receive a confirmation by email no later than two business days before the event.

A Philanthropy New York Members Briefing sponsored by Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Surdna Foundation, Jewish Funds for Justice, and Open Society Foundations, with Native Americans in Philanthropy, Hill-Snowdon Foundation, and the Funders Collaborative on Youth Organizing.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: All interested funders.


“Native Youth are building awareness, capacity and a real infrastructure for self-determination in our communities.  This work, if allowed to become rooted and prosper, will provide the essential elements for restoring and creating healthy Native communities.”
                                                           -- Honor the Earth, “We Are the Seventh Generation”

Attend this gathering for an overview of the Native youth leadership and organizing landscape. Information about what Native youth are doing to reshape their communities and their lessons learned will be shared. New research from Honor the Earth, entitled We Are the Seventh Generation: An Assessment of the Needs and Potential of Native Youth Organizing, will also be presented. Speakers will include Native youth organizers and foundation program staff with experience working in and supporting this field.


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