Join us for a special webinar hosted by the American Indian and Alaska Native NPA Caucus!

Project Venture, an evidence-based intervention, combines traditional native wisdom with positive youth development, social emotional learning, outdoor adventure, and service learning to create a unique approach that has been successful for more than 25 years. Beginning with a camp in Oklahoma during 1982, Project Venture has evolved into a model program recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) that has been implemented in 25 states, 8 Canadian provinces, and Hungary. The National Indian Youth Leadership Project founded Project Venture and provides training, coaching, mentoring, curriculum development, and grant-writing assistance to program participants. The webinar will highlight the project’s core elements and guiding principles of this unique, internationally recognized native youth program and assist participants with exploring their readiness to implement it.


TOPIC: Project Venture – Positive Youth Development for American Indian and Alaska Native Youth

MODERATOR: Dr. Francine Gachupin, Member, American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) NPA Caucus

SPEAKER: McClellan Hall, Founder and Executive Director of the National Indian Youth Leadership Project

DATE: September 20, 2017

TIME: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time

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