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The Clear Impact of Partnership With Native Americans

Here is a glimpse of the impact you can make by donating to Partnership With Native Americans.

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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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Mother’s Day: A Native Mother Who Broke the Cycle of Poverty through Education

A Nez Perce tribal citizen and past recipient of PWNA’s American Indian Education Fund (AIEF) scholarship, motherhood “propelled” her to break her family’s cycle of poverty.

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Poverty Awareness Month

January brings renewed hope and an opportunity to positively impact those most in need. During Poverty Awareness Month, we are reminded of the current state of poverty in America – particularly for Native Americans.

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Poverty Awareness Month: Alleviating the Challenges Facing Native American Communities

Two of the five poorest counties in the U.S. are located on Indian reservations and the highest poverty rate by ethnic group is found among Native Americans, accounting for 27.6 percent of national poverty overall.

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Poverty Awareness Month

During Poverty Awareness Month, remember those in need but take action too. Poverty doesn’t only disrupt lives but creates inter-generational issues that perpetuate through families, which makes the work of Partnership With Native Americans incredibly important.

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Help us eradicate poverty on the reservations

The reality is that 35 percent of Native American children live in poverty, 40 percent of Native Americans live in sub-standard, overcrowded housing and 23 percent of Native families live with food insecurity.

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International Literacy Day and the Literacy-Poverty Link

Some 40 million Americans are hindered by inadequate reading and literacy skills. PWNA is doing its part to encourage adult-child reading time and literacy development of youth in reservation communities.

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How to See Clear Impact of Partnership With Native Americans

These are only snapshots of the challenges Native Americans living on the reservations face, and a glimpse of the impact you can make by donating to PWNA.

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People in Indian Country Make the Best New Year’s Resolutions

In this country, New Year’s is a time of reflection and resolution — a time of promises we make to ourselves about a better future. Yet, much of what we resolve to do, and even take for granted, actually represents real and difficult challenges faced 365 days a year on the reservations served by Partnership […]

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