Youth Leadership Program
The CNA identified developing a Youth Leadership Program as an essential component to social development within the communities. The program provides a focused introduction to the world of governing, in which youth are developing skills as tomorrow’s leaders. The youth are also being exposed to a breadth of industry professionals, community leaders and educators. The overall goal of the Youth Leadership Program is to have a profound positive effect on the youth and the communities of the Nlaka’pamux Nation.
Goals & Mission
Enable youth to transition successfully into adulthood
Help youth pursue their dreams by harnessing their creativity and energy
Help youth transform their ideas into tangible community based projects that create positive social value for a better world
Develop the character of tomorrow’s leaders based on personal principles and values
Enable educational institutions and communities to provide successful and effective youth programs for middle and high school students
Create a culture of innovation in schools and communities across the Nation and foster a positive and optimistic mindset in young people, educators and community members.