Native Youth – UNITY, Inc.

Noli Indian School graduates 11 in June ceremony

Eleven Native students are ready to pursue their goals and dreams after completing requirements to graduate from Noli Indian School, which is located on the Soboba Indian Reservation in Southern California. Many of the students representing various tribes proudly attached eagle feathers to their beaded graduation caps as they received their diplomas inside the Soboba’s new casino event center. The ceremony began with prayer and bird singing led by Wayne Nelson of the Inter-tribal Singers.

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“Meeting of the Minds” Youth Council Gathering

“Leadership is having a compelling vision, a plan, relentless implementation, and talented Native young leaders working together for a common goal.” The 1st Native Youth Network Gathering exemplified all of that! The Native Youth Network gathering in Phoenix was the first gathering of various youth councils within the Western region.

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2019 NATIONAL UNITY CONFERENCE ROCK PROJECT

All 2019 National UNITY Conference attendees are invited to take part in the UNITY Rock Project, to be used to surround the UNITY Fire and as an gift exchange.

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The National Center Partners with UNITY to Create a Business Plan Competition for Youth

MESA, AZ- The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (The National Center) is partnering with United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY) to conduct a business plan competition at the upcoming National UNITY Conference. The Business Plan Competition is open to teams of individuals who attend the 2019 National UNITY Conference and is divided into two divisions: Team Youth High School-Age (14-17) and Team College-Age (18-24). Each team must be comprised of at least two people within the same age division. The winners will be announced during the National UNITY Conference July 4-8, 2019 in Orlando, FL. To learn more, go to National Center Youth Business Plan.

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Anchor Competition Deadline June 7th

YOU CAN BE THE NEXT UNITY NEWS ANCHOR!

The UNITY NEWS ANCHOR CONTEST provides UNITY Members with the opportunity to be of one of two news anchors for UNITY News segments that will be shown during the 2019 National UNITY Conference in Orlando, Florida.

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Announcing UNITY’s New Peer Guides Cohort

Congratulations to a new class of UNITY youth leaders! Twelve young people have been named to UNITY’s OJJDP Peer Guide program, which builds on the successes of the past Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) National Intertribal Youth Leadership efforts and the Today’s Native Leaders program. The three-year initiative will support and enhance Native youth engagement, coordination, and action related to community support systems, cultural approaches to restorative justice, with a focus on juvenile justice and delinquency prevention in Indian country. UNITY looks forward to working with this diverse group of youth leaders and mentors, who will design and facilitate intensive trainings aimed to reach at risk Native youth throughout the country.

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Quick links: IMPORTANT UNITY DEADLINES

June 15, 2019 the following Applications are due:

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Win Prizes by Attending these UNITY Wellness Warriors Webinars in June

Sign up for upcoming June webinars for chances to win Target Gift Cards and Limited Edition UNITY Swag at each webinar! Those who RSVP will be emailed a recorded copy of the training to watch on your own. Take advantage of these Free Tools for your Youth Councils by signing up at the links below:

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National UNITY Council Election Petition Now Open: Join the Executive Committee Today!

Each year, during the National UNITY Conference, there is a National UNITY Council business meeting that takes place.  It is here the voting members (one male and one female from every affiliated youth council and affiliated individual members of UNITY) elect new members to the National UNITY Council Executive Committee.  The Executive Committee is comprised of t Co-Presidents, one male and one female, and ten Area Representatives to represent the ten geographical regions within the UNITY network.
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