Native Youth: Resilience Through MentorshipAmerican Indians and Alaska Natives disproportionately experience health, educational, and economic disparities compared to the general population.
Carla Knapp, Vice President of Native Services with Boys and Girls Clubs of America, joins host Tetiana Anderson to share how Native Clubs prioritize the wellbeing of Native youth through mentorship.
Facing the Climate Crisis: America’s Tribal LandsNative Americans on tribal lands are facing severe climate consequences, further compounding unique challenges facing this population.
Fawn Sharp, President of the National Congress of American Indians, joins host Tetiana Anderson to share her organization’s efforts to ensure consistent inclusion of tribal interests to address climate change.
Gaming: Creating Inclusive Experiences
Brain Research: Understanding Veteran PTSDSince the year 2000, more than 430,000 service members have been diagnosed with CTE and traumatic brain injury.
Matthew Collier, Veteran Advisory Board chair with the Concussion Legacy Foundation, joins host Tetiana Anderson to share how brain bank research can help develop effective treatments for TBI, CTE, and PTSD to protect and support our nation’s heroes.
Cybercriminals Targeting Military FamiliesRecent studies show that America’s veterans, servicemembers, and their families are disproportionately targeted for online crimes that can have a devastating impact on their personal and financial wellbeing.
Ursula Palmer of the Cybercrime Support Network and Deborah A. Bradbard, Ph.D., of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, join host Tetiana Anderson to share how to recognize, report, and recover from cybercrimes.
Support for Women VeteransCurrently, there are more than 2 million American women veterans. Some report feeling their service is often less recognized than that of men, impacting their self-identity as vets. How is VA working to make sure women veterans receive full equity and access to services?
Jacquelyn Hayes-Byrd, Executive Director of the VA Center for Women Veterans, shares some of the unique challenges faced by women after they leave military service and services available to help.
Equality, Identity & Hope: America’s Indigenous PeoplesComcast Newsmakers presents a special panel discussion that explores the most pressing issues facing America’s Indigenous communities today, including visibility, land reclamation, tribal sovereignty and more, and how decisions made today will impact future generations.
Hosted by Tetiana Anderson, this conversation features Raymond Foxworth, Ph.D., citizen of the Navajo Nation and Vice President of First Nations Development Institute; Lycia Ortega Maddocks, citizen of the Quechan Indian Tribe and Political Director of the NDN Collective; and Fawn Sharp, President of the National Congress of American Indians and Vice President of the Quinault Indian Nation.
Achieving Native American Visibility
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Protecting Coastal Wetlands
Emily Owen, Manager of the Protecting Coastal Wetlands and Coral Reefs Program at The Pew Charitable Trusts, joins host Tetiana Anderson to explain the importance of coastal habitats — and an opportunity to protect and restore them.