Opportunities – UNITY, Inc.

Healthy Native Youth Webinar

This webinar will explore trends in health information-seeking by AI/AN teens and young adults, and will introduce viewers to HealthyNativeYouth.org, a one-stop-shop for health advocates who want to expand learning opportunities for Native youth. Guest speakers will share tips for navigating the Healthy Native Youth website, highlight a few of the health curricula available on the site, and will encourage viewers to engage youth in their own health and wellbeing.
WHEN: Thursday, November 16th from 10-11am PST

Free Spirit of the Sun Training for Future Native Youth Entrepreneurs

FREE registration, lunch, and training materials for future Native Youth Entrepreneurs ages 13-25!

Denver, CO  |  Saturdays, September 16th, October 7th and 14th, 10AM-2PM

View the event flyer HERE for additional information about registration, locations, times, and other related details. Note: The flyer is a revised version, which was posted September 14. 2017.

FINAL Youth Council Hosts Meeting and Mind-Mapping Session

Phoenix, AZ – The Future Inspired Native American Leaders (FINAL) Youth Council held their first official meeting after inducting their newly elected officers. The meeting took place at the Phoenix Indian Center on August 24, 2017.  Read More

Announcing 2017 YES – Youth Entrepreneurship Summit

YES Flyer Header 2017

September 5, 2017 | Tulalip Resort Casino | Tulalip, Washington

YES! INFORMATION
A one-of-a-kind event – the Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (YES!) is an initiative of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED). a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. YES! is designed for Native high school and college-aged students interested in business and entrepreneurship to hone their skills and learn more about what it takes to become successful in business. YES! events primarily take place as part of the NCAIED’s Reservation Economic Summit events.

Participants learn from accomplished entrepreneurs about the strategies, skills, and best practices that have helped them reach their business dreams. YES! events also give attendees an overview of some of the fundamentals important to achieving success in the business world. YES! is interactive, as participants are encouraged to ask questions of the participating American Indian business people who have “walked the walk” in the world of business and can mentor the next generation of emerging business leaders.

For more information, view/download YES! Flyer HERE.

REGISTER NOW, CLICK HERE

2017-2018 NAJA Scholarship Application

The Native American Journalists Association is committed to increasing the representation of Native journalists in mainstream media. NAJA supports and empowers members through annual scholarship opportunities for high school, college and graduate students. Each year, NAJA offers annual scholarships ranging from $500-$2,000 to Native American students pursuing journalism degrees at a higher learning institutions.

Visit the Native American Journalist Association web site for additional information and an online application.

Mental Health Awareness Month – Student Resources

Research conducted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness shows that one in four students on college campuses is affected by mental illness. In an effort to raise awareness, our education experts at BestColleges.com have published a mental health guide (The Top Mental Health Challenges Facing Students) for college students. The guide’s purpose is to help identify the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues for college students – and where and when to seek help. The guide includes:

  • How to recognize the most common mental health issues facing students
  • Resources for seeking help, including a glossary of treatments
  • Explanation of student rights related to mental health care

Summer Photo Contest for Native Youth

Native Youth Photo Contest

We know that culture plays an important role in maintaining and improving our community’s health. Whether it’s hitting the powwow trail or pulling in canoe journey, summer is a great time to connect with your culture. Encourage youth you know to get involved in cultural activities and share their experience by entering this month’s We R Native contest. Read More

Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health Summer Program

The 2017 NativeVision Sports and Lifeskills Camp
will take place on June 15-17, 2017 in Whiteriver, Arizona

NativeVision is a unique national youth enrichment and empowerment initiative for American Indian children, operated by the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health. Launched in 1996 in partnership with the NFL Players Association and the Nick Lowery Charitable Foundation, more than 40,000 Native youth and tribal community members from dozens of tribes across the country have been reached. Read More