Stimulus includes $17.8M for Native youth programs
The $767 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act includes $17.8 million to help Native youth find employment.

The money funds the Workforce Investment Act Indian and Native Supplemental Youth Service Program at the Department of Labor. It will be used for work programs, training and education for Native youth.

The largest chunk of the allocation, $4 million, goes to the Navajo Nation. The second largest, $2.5 million, goes to a Native Hawaiian program.

The remainder of the funds will be distributed among 133 tribes and Indian organizations, The Farmington Daily Times said.

Get the Story:
Navajo youths to receive $4 million from stimulus package (The Farmington Daily Times 3/13)

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act:
H.R.1 | S.1

Related Stories:
Tex Hall: Recovery an epic opportunity for tribes (3/6)
New Mexico tribes receive housing stimulus funds (3/5)
Washington tribes receive $15M in housing stimulus (3/5)
Navajo Nation gets $34M for housing stimulus (2/27)
Sen. Dorgan seeks quick distribution of stimulus (2/24)
Interior investigator to oversee stimulus for Obama (2/23)
Report slams BIA office in Alaska over roads funds (2/20)
Kevin Abourezk: NCAI website tracks Indian stimulus (2/20)
Jodi Rave: Bond provision will help Indian Country (2/19)
Obama signs $787B stimulus package into law (2/18)
Stimulus bill ready for Obama's signature (2/16)
Turtle Talk: Tribal tax exempt bonds and stimulus (2/12)
Garcia hopeful in last State of Indian Nations (2/12)
Jodi Rave: NCAI president calls for economic stimulus (2/11)
Jodi Rave: Indian stimulus projects called 'pigout' (2/10)
NPR: Indian Country and the national stimulus (2/10)
Obama pushes for stimulus on eve of Senate vote (2/10)
Sen. Johnson backs Indian Country stimulus (2/3)
Opinion: Indian Country stimulus a good start (1/30)
Stimulus for Indian Country heads to Senate floor (1/28)
Jodi Rave: Senate bill includes $2.8B for tribes (1/28)

This story is tagged under:
dol
Search
Share this Story!

You are enjoying stories from the Indianz.Com Archive, a collection dating back to 2000. Some outgoing links may no longer work due to age.

All stories in the Indianz.Com Archive are available for publishing via Creative Commons License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)