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AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics & Policy

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About the AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy

The AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy (AT&T CIPP) is a University-based center whose purpose is to research issues, assist and provide support to tribal leaders, and promote public awareness on issues of national political significance to Indigenous communities, including public health, adequate housing, economic security and education. 

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Native American Political Leadership Program (NAPLP)

The NAPLP Program provides full academic scholarships for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian undergraduate and graduate students to experience a semester at GW learning about the public policy decision-making process, governmental functions and politics in a democratic society. 

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INSPIRE Pre-College Program

The INSPIRE Pre-College Program is a full scholarship program open to Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian rising junior and senior high school students, who want to spend 3-weeks at GW learning about intergovernmental relations between tribal governments and the federal government.

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GW Panel Talks about Engaging Youth in Politics

The panel featured U.S. Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) and was titled “More Than a Vote” and was sponsored by the GW Graduate School of Political Management in collaboration with the School of Media and Public Affairs and the AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics and Policy. The panel also included Lara Brown, director of GSPM.
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Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth Rule

Congratulations to CPS faculty member Elizabeth Rule who successfully defended her dissertation in December 2018 and completed her Ph.D. in American Studies at Brown University.

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New Website Launched for AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics & Policy

The AT&T Center for Indigenous Politics & Policy (AT&T CIPP) launched a new website in January.