2021 UNITY Midyear Speed Workshops – UNITY, Inc.

2021 UNITY Midyear Speed Workshops

CAREER WORKSHOPS

Career Tips for Happiness and Success

Career Tips for Happiness and Success: Meet Jess Williams-Carson (She/Two-Spirit), member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. She works for Apple Inc. at headquarters located in Cupertino, CA on traditional lands of the Muwekma, Ohlone, and Tamyen. Jess holds the position of Technology Engagement Manager | Retail Interactive Technology and is the DNA Co-Chair of Indigenous@Apple US.

Presented by: Apple Inc.
11 minutes, 16 seconds

Exploring Health Careers

Discussing Exploring Health Careers at the University of Arizona and preparing for a health career in high school. Talk about the medical school process and summer programs for students interested in research, medical, public health, and allied health careers. Introducing the LEAD program.

Presented by: Arizona Indians into Medicine
23 minutes, 20 seconds

Investing in your Career

Investing in your career; a financial institution provides different career opportunities. Often times there is a misconception that the only job in a financial institution is to be a teller. Join this workshop to learn about investing in your career.

Presented by: Bank of America
23 minutes, 57 seconds
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Creating a Financially Sustainable Life

Native communities have been built on knowing the resources of the land and living in harmony with the land, communities, and family. This knowledge of knowing one’s values and beliefs creates a clear plan for sustainable living through creating a money management plan for the future.

Presented by: IDRSINC.ORG
21 minutes, 07 seconds

Internship/Fellowship Opportunities at the Smithsonian

The National Museum of the American Indian is an active and visible component of the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum complex. NMAI operates three facilities: the museum in Washington, DC; the George Gustav Heye Center in NYC; and the Cultural Resources Center in Suitland, MD.

Presented by: Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
23 minutes, 20 seconds

Career Opportunities for Native Youth in Cultural and Biological Resources Management

This workshop is an introduction to career opportunities that are available for Native youth in cultural resources management and biological resource studies. LeRoy Shingoitewa, a Hopi project manager, and Bernadette Carra, an O’odham tribal monitor field director at WestLand Resources in Arizona.

Presented by: WestLand Resources Tribal Monitor Program
25 minutes, 01 seconds

Paid Federal Training & Leadership Programs- Students & New Graduates

Work on 5-6 long-term projects during the 10-month program duration, supporting federal leadership, local government agencies, community agencies, and non-profit organizations.

Presented by: VIP AMERICORPS NCCC & FEMA CORPS
3 minutes, 32 seconds
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CULTURAL WORKSHOPS

Writing as Preservation: The Making of Firekeeper’s Daughter

Join bestselling author Angeline Boulley and senior editor Tiffany Liao to discuss the making of the instant #1 New York Times bestseller Firekeeper’s Daughter and to discuss how to pursue a career in writing. Angeline will discuss how a lifelong love of writing led her to publish her debut novel.

Presented by: Angeline Boulley and Tiffany Liao
22 minutes, 36 seconds

Maintaining Cultural Connection in Urban Living

Maintaining Cultural Connection in Urban living: This presentation acknowledges the struggle and points out the importance and how to connect to your culture from the city. Join Jess Williams-Carson (She/Two-Spirit), member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. She grew up in Great Lakes Region in Detroit, Michigan during the school year, and spent summers in the Eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan, the lands and waterway of her Tribe. Jess works for Apple Inc. at headquarters located in Cupertino, CA on traditional lands of the Muwekma, Ohlone, and Tamyen. Jess holds the position of Technology Engagement Manager | Retail Interactive Technology and is the DNA Co-Chair of Indigenous@Apple US.

Presented by: Apple Inc.
11 minutes, 01 seconds

Reconnecting to Indigenous Plant Medicines

Reconnecting to Indigenous Plant Medicines: Join a talk about our cultural beliefs and our connection to the world around us, especially in regards to plants. She shares her passionate knowledge about Indigenous medicinal plants. Jess Williams-Carson (She/Two-Spirit), member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Jess works for Apple Inc. at headquarters located in Cupertino, CA on traditional lands of the Muwekma, Ohlone, and Tamyen. Jess holds the position of Technology Engagement Manager | Retail Interactive Technology and is the DNA Co-Chair of Indigenous@Apple US.

Presented by: Apple Inc.
15 minutes, 42 seconds

Remember Who You Are, And What You Stand For!

The Idyllwild Arts Academy provides pre-professional training in the arts and a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum to a diverse student body of gifted young artists from all over the world.

Art Majors consist of:
– Visual Arts
– Creative Writing
– Dance
– Film
– Music
– More Presented by: Idyllwild Arts Academy and Summer Programs
8 minutes, 52 seconds

The Problematic Portrayal of Indigenous People

The issue of depicting Indigenous people is a controversial one with many in the public believing such depictions to be harmless. However, the majority does not know keeping such depictions can injure perceptions of one’s identity, culture, and how Native issues are seen to the public.

Presented by: Tucson Native Youth Council
6 minutes, 48 seconds

FINANCIAL WORKSHOP

Money Habits

Share with our Native American Youth the cost of living and the importance of having healthy habits related to finances.

Presented by: Bank of America
34 minutes, 51 seconds

Introduction to Financial Literacy 101

A fun introduction to Financial Literacy 101. Topics covered include goal setting, the importance of budgeting, and credit score concepts.

Presented by: Champion for Success
13 minutes, 41 seconds

HEALTH WORKSHOP

Native LGBTQ2S+ and Allies Let Your Voice Be Heard: COVID-19 Impacts Study with Youth and Young Adults

Bowman Performance Consulting (BPC) is partnering with UNITY to share an opportunity for Native straight and LGBTQ2S+ youth to be involved, heard, and seen within a national Native and gender minority study. Come learn about how to let your voice be heard with gift card incentives.

Presented by: Bowman Performance Consulting
9 minutes, 01 seconds