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Cierra Fields
US sexual assault activist

Cierra Fields

Cierra Fields
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Intro US sexual assault activist
Is Activist
From United States of America
Field Activism
Gender female
Birth 1999, Fort Gibson, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, USA
Age 23 years
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Biography

Cierra Fields (born 1999) is a sexual assault activist, Native American community health activist and member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. Fields works as a freelance journalist for Indian Country Today Media Network.

In 2014, as a Cherokee Nation citizen, Fields advocated for the tribal council to raise the age of consent for sex from 14-years-old to 16-years-old.

In 2016, Field hosted the "Charles Head Memorial Native Youth Summit, an alliance to stop violence against Native American women.

Fields is a melanoma survivor and has worked to improve tribal health facilities. In 2013, she was recognized by the White House as a "Champion for Change" for her work to promote healthier living practices and to reduce cancer in Native American communities. Fields sits on the Board of Directors for the National Urban Indian Youth Alliance.

Awards and recognition

  • 2013 Center for Native American for Youth Champion for Change Award
  • 2016 Attendee of the White House United State of Women Summit
  • 2016 Honoree class of Unity 25 under 25 youth leadership conference
  • 2017 Recipient of $10,000 Make Sense Foundation college scholarship
  • 2016 United Nations SustainUS Delegate to the United Nations 58th Commission on the Status of Women
  • 2016 United State of Women Summit White House Change Maker
  • 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award-Bronze Award
  • 2015 Soroptomist International Violet Richardson Southwest Award Winner
  • 2013 Oklahoma’s Governor’s Commendation and creation of Cierra Fields Day On May 9, 2013 for the State of Oklahoma
  • 2014-2017 Center for Native American Youth Advisor
  • 2014-2016 We R Native National Youth Ambassador
  • 2016-2017 Ralience Youth Board Member
  • 2014-2017 White House Tribal Youth Gathering Ambassador
  • 2013-2016 White House Tribal Leaders Conference Cherokee Nation Youth Representative
  • 2014-2016 National Congress of American Indians Youth Cabinet Member
  • Guest speaker at the Interfaith Service during the Let Freedom Ring 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s historic march on Washington D.C.
  • 2013 Cherokee Nation Tribal Resolution #13-042 Recognizing tribal citizen, Cierra Fields
  • 2014 Cherokee Nation Distinguished Spirit of Life Award Winner
  • 2014 President Obama’s Volunteer Service Award Winner
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 21 Jan 2021. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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