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
- 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, Northwest Territories and Yukon. We are specifically seeking Indigenous youth living with or affected by HIV and AIDS and/or other STIs.
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