Call For Donations!
Our Healthy Start Program at American Indian Healthy and Family Services is looking for some supplies to support our littlest ones! If you are able, please consider donating any of the following items:
- New Car Seats: Evenflo Sonus 65 convertible: https://www.target.com/p/evenflo-174-sonus-65-convertible-car-seat/-/A-52067337
- Diapers: sizes 2,4,5,6, and 4T-5T pull-ups
Please contact Nina Eusani at AIHFS to arrange pick up/drop off of the donation. You can also have the items directly shipped to AIHFS (4880 Lawndale, Detroit, MI 48210). If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Nina at firstname.lastname@example.org or (313)846-3718
Our circle meets next Thursday, April 26th at 6pm at AIHFS! We’ll be brainstorming and envisioning projects that we can create and build together to better our community.
We’ve also found some great resources we’d like to share!
Fresh Tracks brings youth from urban and Indigenous communities together during a three day expedition, using the outdoors as a background for transformative leadership development.
The Gen-I Movement Builders Fellowship (Gen-I MBF) is a six-month intensive leadership development program that aims to strengthen the voice and role of Native American youth in broader social justice movements
Creative Native is a new Call for Art that supports young Indigenous artists ages 5-24 years old by providing them an opportunity to receive national recognition, funding for art supplies, and $200.
WeneNiiganzejik: The Future Leaders Project Survey
American Indian Festival
Saturday, April 28th, 12pm – 4pm, American Indian Communities Leadership Council will be presenting American Indian Festival in Algonac Mi at Algonac High School. Make sure to say hi to our AIHFS representatives who’ll be doing outreach there. This is a free event that is open to the public and there will be powwow dancing, American Indian crafts, and a food sale.
Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day
Thursday, May 10th, 4pm – 7pm, participants will engage with other youth/adults in fun educational activities here at AIHFS, 4880 Lawndale, Detroit. Tools and resources around mental health will be shared. We will have open mic, food, games, face painting and resource sharing! We look forward to see you all there. For more info, Glenn Wilson at 313-846-3718.
2018 Relay For Life Detroit
Saturday and Sunday, June 16th and 17th, join Marygrove College as they show cancer who is boss. For more info or to register, relayforlife.org/detroitmi or contact Jenna Christie at jenna.Christie@cancer.org
Johns Hopkins Course Offerings
The Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health is offering three Institute courses over a two-week period during Summer Institute 2018, at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, Maryland.
ILPC Program Coordinator Position
Our Indigenous Law & Policy Center (ILPC) just posted a job announcement and request for applications for a Program Coordinator position for our center. The ILPC Program Coordinator maintains the ILPC office and assists ILPC faculty and staff in coordinating events, conferences, and student programming. The deadline for applications is April 30, and the anticipated start date is July 1, 2018. This is a full-time position.
Information and a link to the official announcement are available online here: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__turtletalk.wordpress.com_2018_04_16_ilpc-2Dprogram-2Dcoordinator-2Dposition_&d=DwIFAw&c=nE__W8dFE-shTxStwXtp0A&r=ssDO_OwwmQGM0pBdzm83E5KSRUpV3xk9kdPv4z7mQ3A&m=RrBOFxnas8H5n-qjbpzXtmjsTT483S1im-SCTP-v35Q&s=dYoq4Jd9rotrOJMYNDlkKSQ2ZO579t__TaZ3OhThkXA&e=.