Chicago Chapter Community Organizer, Mereya Lachel Goetzinger-Blanco is speaking on the panel, Diversity, Inclusion, & Their Value Within Our Communities. This panel focuses on intersecting Chicago communities that face displacement on a broad scale.
The International Indigenous Youth Council - Chicago Chapter (IIYC) will be hosting a river walk and clean up on Sunday, July 15th. Moving from the heart essence of Standing Rock, we believe in taking direct action and responsibility for our waterways.
Join the IIYC Denver Chapter for our Summer Kick Back at HEAL Denver. Free food, swag, STD screenings and direct action workshop! Open to youth and young adult mentors ages 10-29.
Únase al Capítulo de IIYC Denver para nuestro Summer Kick Back en HEAL Denver. ¡Comida gratis, botín, exámenes de enfermedades de transmisión sexual y taller de acción directa! Abierto a mentores de jóvenes y adultos jóvenes de 10 a 29 años.
The IIYC has been awarded the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award for our work around environmental conservation issues, including preservation of water supplies near some of the poorest reservations in America. The award ceremony is open to the public and we welcome our community to join us in Washington DC to celebrate this achievement.
Semillas y Raices needs your support to get their summer programs going and have some fun with the community as well! There will be food and drinks (donation based), raffles, music, and a surprise performance.
International Indigenous Youth Council - Chicago Chapter has been working with Semillas y Raices on their up and coming garden space.
Come share some food and learn about Semillas y Raices and their upcoming workshops!
The IIYC is collaborating with the AWAKE (producers of Awake the Film), to train youth in media development and production from a non-violent direct action (NVDA) point-of-view. Elements of the training include, planning & storyboarding, camera & drone operation, storytelling, public speaking and editing.
IIYC Council Members and Seeding Sovereignty Youth Coordinators, Lauren TwoBraids Howland and Andreanne Catt, are hosting their next webinar on combatting depression and anxiety.
The IIYC is recruiting youth under the age of 30 to join the IIYC Denver Chapter. IIYC Denver is holding a community meeting to meet youth interested in joining the IIYC and to discuss the ways Denver youth would like to see the IIYC engage with the Denver community.
In the midst of so much imbalance around us, we, The International Indigenous Youth Council (IIYC) Texas chapter, present a Indigenous People’s Community Day.
We invite community members from Austin, San Antonio, San Marcos, and surrounding areas to join us as we celebrate and honor indigenous cultures.
We will have Mexica Danza prayer from two Kapullis in Texas, and are honored to have Tata Rafael Jesús González and Gerardo Omar Marín lead a performance and workshop.
In the midst of so much political, social and environmental chaos the International Indigenous Youth Council (IIYC) presents:
Indigenous People’s Day Celebration
A Celebration of Art as a Form of Resistance.
This is an interactive event that is filled with indigenous art, song, dance and workshops to share the beauty of indigenous cultures from around the world. Held across multiple cities we want to send the message that we are here, we are indigenous, and we are connected.
There will be free food and live music at this event. There will also be workshops on indigenous drums, herbal tinctures and teas, and screen printing for resistance art.
Join us in celebrating Indigenous culture + existence through family-friendly workshops, music, FOOD & more!
This is a womxn led event, we will be honoring the Missing & Murdered Indigenous women worldwide.