The Youth Leadership Project and National Aboriginal Youth Council on HIV/AIDS (NAYCHA) represent Indigenous youth across Canada who are working to implement the National Aboriginal Youth Strategy on HIV/AIDS (NAYSHAC). NAYCHA represents the leadership and voices of Indigenous youth nationally working on issues of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), sexual health, and harm reduction. NAYCHA has been also been recognized as the first National indigenous Youth Council on HIV/AIDS in the world.
National Youth Coordinator is Jessica Danforth.
- Scosha Diamond - Goose Bay, Labrador, Chair
- Charlene Tuplin - Lennox Island, PEI, Vice-Chair
- Jack Saddleback - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Secretary
- Iehente Foote - Kahnawake, Quebec
- Keelen Simpson - Hay River, Northwest Territories
- Jasmine Redfern - Iqaluit, Nunavut
- Christina Alec - Prince George, British Columbia
- Alisha Sweezey - Eel Ground, New Brunswick
- Sean Labobe - Halifax, Nova Scotia
- Elizabeth Potskin- Edmonton, Alberta
- Tommi Hill – New Credit, Ontario
Openings for membership on NAYCHA: Manitoba and Yukon. We are specifically seeking Aboriginal youth living with or affected by HIV and AIDS.
For more information about CAAN and the National Aboriginal Youth Council on HIV and AIDS contact:
National Youth Coordinator, Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN)
Executive Director, Native Youth Sexual Health Network
Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network (CAAN)
6520 Salish Drive,
Vancouver BC, V6N 2C7
Ph: (347) 320-4548
Leave a message, Toll Free: 1.888.285.2226