UNITY Remembers Ashley Chinana

In Memoriam

Ashley Chinana, 23, a beautiful member of the Santee Sioux Tribe, served on the National UNITY Council Executive Committee (NUC EC) from 2012 through 2014 as the first Great Plains Region Representative. On behalf of UNITY, the NUC EC, Trustees, youth, and advisors, we were very saddened to hear of Ashley’s passing and offer sincerest condolences to her family, relatives, Santee Sioux community and her friends. Read More

Sign-up to Conduct a Speed Workshop at UNITY Midyear

The popular speed workshops are back! Speed workshop presenters are needed for three 25 minute mini-workshops (tabletop or focus group discussions) during UNITY’s Midyear Conference. Youth leaders, this is your chance for peer-to-peer sharing! As many as 25 speed workshops will be offered.

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Youth Participants Attending UNITY’s Midyear Conference Will Select Theme

The UNITY Midyear Conference doesn’t have a complete theme. The partial theme reads “I am __________.” All youth participants at the midyear conference will be asked on the first day of the conference to help complete the statement. A variety of suggested theme endings will be shared and then each youth participant will be asked to select one they like the best or to come up with one on their own. The results will be tabulated and at the end of the first day, the theme will be announced.

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