UNITY Midyear Virtual Speed Workshops

College and Career Readiness are coming straight to you this Midyear. UNITY Partners offer short presentations to Native youth participants available on demand on the UNITY website. Topics may include career, culture, education, environment etc. Click the links below to watch and share these workshops with your network.

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Registration Now Open! 2021 National UNITY Conference!

Registration and hotel reservations are now open for UNITY’s 2021 National Conference happening July 2-6, 2021, in Dallas, Texas!

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Seeking Native Youth Serving Organizations to lead Workshops & Exhibitor Booths in Dallas

UNITY’s 2021 National Conference happening July 2-6, 2021, in Dallas, Texas!
Would your organization like to do outreach to Native youth from across the country? Attend the National UNITY Conference by registering as an exhibitor. Spaces are limited this year. We suggest organizations register this month to secure booth space. There will be two options: 1) attend for four days or 2) participate for one-day pass during the Education and Career Fair Expo as an exhibitor.  The workshop applications will be released very soon. Priority will be given to registered exhibitors. Register Today

Indian Country Today “UNITY Is Magical”

Executive Director Mary Kim Titla was featured during a recent Indian Country Today’s broadcast to discuss UNITY’s 45 years of service to Native youth. Mary Kim spoke about UNITY milestones, alumni and how Native youth are actively engaged in addressing tribal issues including COVID-19. Click Here to Watch the Newscast Read More

UNITY Co-Presidents Meet with the White House

On Monday, April 26, Special Assistant to the President for Native Affairs, Libby Washburn (Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma), Senior Advisor for Intergovernmental Affairs and Director of Tribal Affairs at The White House, PaaWee Rivera (Pueblo of Pojoaque), Department of Interior’s Indian Water Rights Office Deputy Director Tracy Goodluck (Oneida, Mvskoke) and Associate Director at The White House Office of Public Engagement, Hannah Bristol joined a virtual listening session with Native American youth from across the country to discuss their priorities. This listening session was held in partnership with the  United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc, the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY), and the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI). Read More

NUC EC Passes a Resolution to Reaffirm I Will Live Campaign for 2021

In efforts to bring further attention to suicide prevention in the midst of the global Pandemic, the National UNITY Council reaffirmed the “I Will Live” Initiative during the 2021 Business Meeting.  The NUC encourages all UNITY affiliated Youth Councils to share updated resources with their communities. The EC aims to inspire collective action, to bring about Native wellness and empower others to actively pursue a balanced lifestyle.
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Diné Bizaad’s Role in Recycling

UNITY Earth Ambassador submission by Binaahozhoonii Daisey Howard, 15, Navajo (Dine) / Zuni. Learn how she plans to empower Native youth to action as environmental advocates in New Mexico. “Being an indigenous advocate is to speak on behalf of our sacred Mother Earth. As an UNITY Earth Ambassadors, we are teachers to those that do no know all the environmental issues in Indian Country. We need to educate people how to start learning to heal our sacred Mother Earth.” Read More

Littlecreek’s Sustainable Indigenous Fashion Project

Did you know: When you buy inexpensive but fashionable clothes, also known as fast fashion, you help to create over 92 million tons of waste produced per year and 79 trillion litres of water consumed?  UNITY Youth Sadie Littlecreek, Absentee Shawnee, who currently attends the University of Oklahoma, is creating awareness about the problem with the fast fashion industry. 
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