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UNITY’s Wellness Warriors App is a health and wellness app aimed at inspiring Native communities to live healthier lifestyles through cultural approaches to health. Native people have always been active in their daily life, and traditional food has always provided a balance of nutrition.  Read More

Almost gone! UNITY Pendleton Blankets

Last week a UNITY friend in North Carolina was sent a UNITY Pendleton Blanket for their donation. UNITY has a limited supply left! Read More

UNITY is for everyone: Florida outreach efforts

UNITY staff member, LorenAshley Buford, hosted a UNITY outreach booth and fundraiser at her home community’s annual intertribal “Annual Mico’s Legacy PowWow” gathering in Orange Springs, Florida on February 23-25, 2018. All of the funds raised from the UNITY Pendleton raffle sales went back to the Tribal land improvements needed from this year’s storm damage. Read More

2018 UNITY 25 Under 25 Native Youth Leadership Awards – Deadline February 28, 2018

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!


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Request for Proposals: UNITY Seeks Part-time Accounting Services

UNITY is requesting proposals for part-time accounting services. Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Read More

UNITY at the Youth Leadership Day

On Saturday, February 10, 2018, UNITY attended the annual Youth Leadership Day conference at the Phoenix college campus, hosted by the Phoenix Indian Center. Over 200 students and parents from all over the state of Arizona were in attendance this year.  UNITY participated in the conference hosting an informational booth and moderating a college readiness panel. Read More

San Diego Local Planning Committee Off and Running

Excitement is building for the 2018 National UNITY Conference in the city that will host as many as 2,000 attendees this summer. About 40 people, adults and youth, showed up earlier this month for the first meeting of the San Diego Local Planning Committee (LPC). The group met at the San Diego American Indian Health Youth Center. Those who signed up to serve on the LPC represent the diverse tribes living in San Diego as well as tribes native to Southern California and other parts of the state. UNITY’s Executive Director Mary Kim Titla joined the group for its first orientation meeting to provide background information and help answer questions.

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Youth Council Collaborates with Health Department to Produce Video

The San Carlos Apache Youth Council (SCAYC) teamed up with the Tribal Health Department on the San Carlos Apache Reservation to issue a warning about Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. Three people on the reservation have died in the past 14 months due to this bacterial disease, which is spread through the bite of an infected tick. Two members of the SCAYC narrate the two-minute video, which educates tribal residents about the disease and how to take preventive measures. Way to go San Carlos Apache Youth Council!

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Arizona State University RECHARGE Conference 

UNITY youth leaders and alumni shine at 2018 Arizona State University RECHARGE Conference in Tempe, Arizona. The annual conference brought together over 400 Native students from across the state of Arizona, celebrating the diversity and resilience of Natives in education.

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Midyear Survey Winners & Youth Evaluation Resources

On behalf of Bowman Performance Consulting (BPC), UNITY’s external evaluation team, we would like to congratulate all the youth that participated in the Midyear Conference January 2-5, 2018 in Tempe, AZ.   The new and deepening relationships and new learning that you’re using to be a Wellness Warrior will strengthen you and your communities!  Thank you to the 139 participants who took the UNITY Mid-Year conference evaluation survey too! After a random drawing of survey takers, the following winners will receive a $25 electronic Amazon gift card courtesy of BPC:

  1. Steve Harvey
  2. Nataly Llamas
  3. Priscilla Ortiz
  4. Cyndee Miller

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