The Center for Native American Youth at The Aspen Institute cordially invites you to an afternoon in Washington D.C. with Fresh Tracks—where the environment meets social justice to train and mobilize diverse young leaders.

Thursday, January 17th 2019
3:00-4:30 pm
Reception to follow

The Aspen Institute
2300 N Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20037

We are pleased to bring together youth leaders from the Fresh Tracks program to share their experience using the outdoors as a platform to build leadership skills, learn about and celebrate one another’s diverse cultures, and create community action plans for confronting issues at the intersection of social and environmental justice.


Welcome by Erik StegmanExecutive Director, Center for Native American Youth

Remarks by Dan PorterfieldCEO, The Aspen Institute

Remarks by Michael SmithDirector, Youth Opportunity Programs at the Obama Foundation & Director, My Brother's Keeper Alliance

Fresh Tracks Youth Leader Panel Discussion

Measuring the Success of Fresh Tracks by Dr. Sharoni LIttle, My Brother's Keeper Compton, Fresh Tracks Evaluator

Special Screening: Fresh Tracks Video

Reception with Refreshments


Devin EdwardsMBK Boston, Fresh Tracks Trainer
Anthony Tamez, CNAY Champion for Change, Fresh Tracks Trainer
Carina Cisneros, Fresh Tracks Trainer
Madison White2018 Fresh Tracks Participant



For questions about the event, contact Tashia Arnold at tashia.arnold@aspeninstitute.org or call (360) 580-1427. For more information about Fresh Tracks, please visit freshtracksaction.org.