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Choctaw Nation Youth Empowerment
“Empowering today’s Youth to Be Tomorrow’s leaders”

Martina Hawkins, Director Martina’s Email 918-569-7535

Melissa Cress, Assistant Director Melissa’s Email 580-345-2230

YAB - Maddie

Choctaw Nation Youth Empowerment is empowering today’s youth through their work with the Choctaw Nation Youth Advisory Board. Choctaw Nation Youth Empowerment is the adult supervision for the Choctaw Nation Youth Advisory Board. Choctaw Nation Youth Empowerment and Choctaw Nation Youth Advisory Board work hand in hand to achieve their goals they have set for their communities in the 10 ½ counties of the Choctaw Nation. Choctaw Nation Youth Advisory Board

Youth Advisory Board

“Helping Change Today For a Better Tomorrow”

YAB - Maddie

We are a group of students from across the entire Choctaw Nation with one goal in mind. The Choctaw Nation Youth Advisory Board wants to challenge the youth of this great nation to become the leaders of tomorrow.
The Youth Advisory Board works to empower youth to come together and work towards addressing community needs. Our mission is to help grow healthy, productive and civic minded adults. If you want to grow and expand your opportunities join us! You need a willing spirit and a heart that reaches out to other people and you will be amazed at the results.


Project Falvmmichi - Hugo Project Falvmmichi - Jones Academy

Projects

Project Falvmmichi
2M2L/Too Much To Lose
SWAT/Students Working Against Tobacco
Pregnancy Care Center
Fundraisers: Cancer foundation, Toys for Tots, Teens for Jeans etc.
Educations Scholarships
To the Youth of the nation article
Senior Citizens Proms
Adopt a Grand Friend
Nursing Home Visits
Recycling Projects
On Applebee Pond/Life Skills
Dating Violence Prevention
After Prom Lock In
And many more………..

Would you like to join?
It’s easy

  1. Must be in the 8th-12 grades.
  2. Must be a youth residing in the 10 ½ counties of the Choctaw Nation with interests and commitment to the communities of the Choctaw Nation.
  3. Have a desire to make a difference in your community.

Chapter Information

LeFlore North
Meets 3rd Monday of each month at 4 p.m. - Choctaw Nation Spiro Field Office - Shonnie Hall - 918-658-2056

LeFlore South
Meets 2nd Monday of each month at 4 p.m. - Poteau First Baptist Church on Witte - Shonnie Hall - 918-658-2056

Pittsburg West
Meets 2nd Monday of each month at 4 p.m. - CNO community Center McAlester - Clint Cannon - 918-465-1521

Pittsburg East
Meets 1st Monday of each month at 4 p.m. - Jones Academy Gynasium - Clint Cannon - 918-465-1521

Antlers
Meets 2nd Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. - Antlers Public Library - Angie Smith - 580-298-9013

Hugo
Meets 1st Thursday of each month at 3:30 p.m. - Hugo High School Library - Angie Smith - 580-298-9013

Boswell/Bennington
Meets 1st Wednesday of each month at 5 p.m. - Boswell Youth Center - Windy Brown - 580-566-2601

Soper
Meets 2nd Wednesday of each month at 11:20 a.m. - Soper School Library - Windy Brown - 580-566-2601

Clayton
Meets 2nd Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. - School Cafeteria - Rebecca Nail - 918-569-7680

Talihina
Meets 2nd Thursday of each month at 4 p.m. - CNO Community Center - Rebecca Nail - 918-569-7680

Stigler
Meets 2nd Monday of each month at 3:30 p.m. - High School Cafeteria - Nicole Norris - 918-465-9962

Latimer
Meets 4th Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. - Panola Store - Nicole Norris - 918-465-9962

Durant
Meets 2nd Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. - Health Department - Brandy Russell - 580-367-2542

Atoka/Coalgate
Meets 1st Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m. - CNO Community Center Atoka - Brandy Russell - 580-367-2542

McCurtain
Meets 3rd Wednesday of each month at 5 p.m. - CNO Family Investment Center Broken Bow - Greg Parnell - 580-244-3049

Battiest
Meets 1st Wednesday of each month at 5 p.m. - CNO Community Center Bethel - Greg Parnell - 580-244-3049



Contact us today!
Martina Hawkins, Director
mhawkins@choctawnation.com
918-569-7535
Melissa Cress, Assistant Director
mcress@choctawnation.com
580-345-2230

  • Project Falvmmichi

    Project Falvmmichi from Choctaw Cinema on Vimeo.

    Project Falvmmichi is a domestic violence prevention program where high school mentors teach 2nd grade students that it’s not cool to hit. Mentor trainings will be held during September in McAlester, Hugo and Poteau. Currently, 31 schools with 113 classrooms across the Choctaw Nation are benefiting from this effort. For more information, contact Kristi Adams at 580-317-3013.