Certification was awarded to Native American leader Shawn Namoki, whose dedication to Native Youth has provided MPOWRD meetings within the support of the Hopi Foundation.
The first training in Holyoak, Massachusetts was held under the Mass Mutual grant. Five schools in Hampden County, Massachusetts will be offering the MPOWRD Leadership Program in the Fall.
Teen AA's MPOWRD Leadership Program was awarded grants by Mass Mutual Community Impact Grant and Orange County to provide MPOWRD scholarship opportunities in both Massachusetts and California.
The Bashas' Art Gallery hosted a private showing to help Teen AA raise funds for MPOWRD scholarships for Native Youth organizations. The celebration included honoring the advocacy of Michael Allison as a proponent of Native Youth support.
MPOWRD facilitator training program was held in Flagstaff for respresentatives who wanted to support our Native Youth.
MPOWRD Teen Ambassadors were invited to adress Flagstaff, Arizona community members who were interested in investing in supporting our Native Youth.
AJDC awarded Teen AA's MPOWRD Leadership Program with their 2016 Outstanding Community Partner Award.
Michael Allison, Native American Liaison for the Arizona Department of Health, and the Cultural Competency Directors met to discuss the MPOWRD program for Native teen outreach.
Teen Ambassadors from Millenium High School led a panel presentation to Native Health Representatives.
Arizona State University and Teen AA commit to evidence-based research of MPOWRD Leadership and Prevention Program
Argosy University completes evidence-based research at Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections
Teen AA rebrands meetings to MPOWRD
Health curriculum completed
Soctial Venture Partner Award winner -
- Judges Award
- Audience Award
- YouTube Speech
Arizona Department of Juvenile Correctios invests in Teen AA - trains staff and utelizes programs in their facilities
AA World Services has no objections to Teen AA's modified 12 steps as used within the context of its program
Lobbied in Washington DC to earn endorsement of program by Congressman Brian Baird (WA) and Congressman John Shadegg (AZ)