Recognitions and Awards

Local Impact Award – National Indian Health Board



On September 23, 2015, SYS was a recipient of the Local Impact Award from the National Indian Health Board. This award recognizes contributions made to the advancement of American Indian and Alaska Native health in communities. Thank you to all of those who support SYS!


Southwest Youth Services and the Native American Community Academy (NACA)

SYS was very fortunate in August of 2014 to host a visit from the Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS) CEO, Wendy Spencer. This visit was a great success. It was such a pleasure to meet her & her staff!

Southwest Youth Services – Outstanding MRC Partner Organization

In March of 2014, SYS received “The Outstanding MRC Partner Organization Award” honoring MRC Partner Organizations that have helped support a Medical Reserve Corp (MRC) in carrying out its local mission. The exemplary partner has played a role in helping to raise MRC awareness and foster MRC integration into their local community’s public health and preparedness infrastructure.