NACA Afterschool Program Wins Award From Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence

| December 4, 2014

NACA afterschool program wins award from Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence

A local substance abuse prevention program tailored for at-risk Native American youth in the Flagstaff community won the Outstanding Out of School Time award Nov. 15 from the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence.

Native Americans for Community Action (NACA) Pathways Youth Program offers afterschool and weekend activities that promote self-esteem, academic achievement, physical fitness and cultural education to Native American youth. The program is designed to empower younger kids to gain confidence to resist negative peer pressure. As with all NACA programs, the Pathways program prides itself on providing healthcare that empowers and advocates for Native people and others based on harmony, respect and indigenous values.

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