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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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UNITY Youth Leaders Attend Gen I Visioning Convening

UNITY joined efforts with Native Americans in Philanthropy and the Center for Native American Youth to host the Generation Indigenous 2.0 Visioning Session last week in Los Angeles, California, which brought together thought leaders from nonprofits, foundations, other organizations serving Native Youth, as well as Youth Ambassadors for a planning session about the next phase of Generation Indigenous (Gen I). UNITY was represented Male Co-President Hamilton Seymour, Nooksack/Stz’ umimus First Nation, as well as Pacific Region Representative Tashoni Morales, Santa Rosa Rancheria Tachi-Yokut Tribe/Western Shoshone, and UNITY’s Executive Director Mary Kim Titla, San Carlos Apache.

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Register for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®

As UNITY works to foster the spiritual, mental, physical, and social development of American Indian and Alaska Native youth and to help build a strong, unified, and self-reliant Native America through greater youth involvement, we wanted to let you know about an excellent opportunity to join other youth substance abuse education efforts around the country. Read More

Limited! One-day Registration Rates Now Available for the 2018 UNITY Midyear Conference

If you can’t attend all four days of the UNITY Midyear Conference but you can attend for one day, UNITY has some good news to share! One day rates are now available for the UNITY Midyear Conference set to take place at Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center in Tempe, Arizona from January 2 – 5, 2018. Youth and adults who work with youth are encouraged to register for one day of leadership training, which focuses on UNITY’s YOUth Can! Action Planning curriculum. Read More

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UNITY’s 5 + 5 + 5 Contest!

Have you or your youth council worked on a community service project you wish you could share with other Native youth? Or do you have an upcoming youth project that is newsworthy? Now’s your chance! Read More

Nominations Open! 2018 UNITY 25 Under 25 Native Youth Leadership Awards

Do you know of a Native youth who deserves to be recognized for their outstanding efforts and achievements? UNITY is now accepting applications for its 2018 UNITY 25 Under 25 Native Youth Leadership Awards! Read More

#Give2UNITY on #GivingTuesday!

Help us reach our goal today of $1,976!

Please consider a donation to UNITY today, on this #GivingTuesday! Read More

Wellness Warriors Harvest Challenge

 

UNITY’s Wellness Warriors is hosting the Harvest Challenge using the UNITY Wellness Warrior app. UNITY’s Wellness Warriors app is designed to promote healthy living for Native People, through all aspects of wellness.  Read More