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#NativeYouth, register to vote!

#NativeYouth, register to vote!

#Native students in the Native American Political Leadership Program and Native American Student Association at The George Washington University share reasons for joining #NativeVote! We love their video!

INSPIRE Pre-College Summer Program

Status Update:

Admissions decisions were emailed on March 20, 2014.
letters will be mailed on March 21, 2014.

Program dates: July 6 – 25, 2014

The INSPIRE Pre-College Program is a full scholarship open to Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian rising junior and senior high school students, including 2014 anticipated graduates, who want to spend 3-weeks on the George Washington University (GW) campus to learn about  intergovernmental relations between tribal governments and the federal government. READ MORE



Application due: March 1, 2014

INSPIRE Pre-College Program Flyer

Updated on 1/23

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#NativeYouth, Reasons to Stay In School

Music: Good To Go by a Tribe Called Red.

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INSPIRE Native Teens


The INSPIRE Initiative, spearheaded by the Native American Political Leadership Program (NAPLP), is a multimedia campaign aimed at motivating indigenous high school students to finish their education and become more politically involved. With the leadership of NAPLP alumni, indigenous professionals, and advocates, we strive to promote careers and education opportunities in public service and political sectors. Join our social media campaign by sharing a story!


We encourage instructors to begin a classroom discussion about career planning or political engagement by using one of the INSPIRE interviews. We urge Native teens to email, tweet or Facebook us with their questions about planning the future.  Read more



#NativeYouth, be courageous!

, be courageous! Alray Nelson ( & NAPLP alumnus) encourages u to stand against bullying. Create a



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#NativeYouth, be involved in your community!

Music: Good To Go by a Tribe Called Red.

The INSPIRE Campaign encourages Natives professionals to inspire aspirations among #Nativeyouth. We are committed to a life of public service, education & mentorship.

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