Citizen Potawatomi Nation member Jeanine Gaines is the “California Voices” manager for the Fresno, California-based Center for Multicultural Cooperation. Throughout CMC’s history, youth empowerment and civic engagement have been at the core of a variety of community efforts. CMC has redefined its enrichment programs in the 21st Century to use participatory media as a teaching and communication tool to encourage youth civic engagement and empowerment. Gaines duscusses that and her ties to the CPN. Learn more about CMC’s work at www.cmcweb.org.