Tag Archives: COVID-19

Back to School Update

It’s been a little more than five months since I first wrote about how COVID-19 affected my spring semester of college… {For the fall semester,] I want to share what our new normal looks like.

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PWNA’s Continued Commitment to COVID-19 Relief

Amid this humanitarian emergency, the pandemic highlighted unique challenges for remote reservation communities, including limited access to emergency supplies of food and water… prolonged receipt of federal CARES funds and individual stimulus checks, and a domino effect from school closures that left many children without access to online schooling and meals.

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Recently in Native News

Check out this month’s most notable #NativeAmerican headlines, from next-generation students rebuilding communities amid COVID-19 to some of Justice Ginsburg’s memorable contributions to Indian Country.

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Census Counts: Shaping the Future for Native Americans

Native Americans have been underserved, underrepresented and undercounted in the census for centuries… reports highlight the systematic marginalization…

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The Native American Vote is Critical – and in Jeopardy this Election

We’re facing a historical election where roughly 80 million people will be voting by mail. This will create barriers to voting for Native Americans…

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National Preparedness Month: Planning Before Disaster Strikes

National Preparedness Month [in September]… Disaster preparedness is especially critical in impoverished Native communities, where everyday life can feel like a crisis and the disaster recovery process can be long.

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Recently in Native News

…headlines from this past month represent some of the topics impacting Indigenous people and recognize individuals for accomplishments that are inspiring their communities.

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Despite Classroom Uncertainties, School Supplies are Critical

It’s the question on every parent’s mind – when and how is my child going back to school? …And while the immediate plan is unclear, one thing is certain: education for every child is critical.

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Participating in the UN’s Global Conversation About Poverty

PWNA was recently invited to participate in the United Nations Association’s (UNA) ‘Coffee Chat’ series to discuss the relationship between poverty, food sovereignty and education.

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