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UNITY Peer Guides featured in National Virtual Native Youth Healing Gathering

The NCUIH Youth Advisory Council , in partnership with the United National Indian Tribal Youth Inc. offered resources and tools for Native youth across Indian Country during a National Virtual Native Youth Healing Gathering. The UNITY Peer Guides were featured as guest presenters to share the Healing Indigenous Lives Initiative and ways they are finding healing through using “Culture As Prevention”.

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3 Strategies to Reduce Confinement for Kids of Color Show Promising Results

UNITY Peer Guide Sonwai working with Native Youth to bring awareness to juvenile justice issues.

 

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Pass the UNITY Tshirt Challenge!

Happy 44th Birthday UNITY! We are so happy to be celebrating so many wonderful years together! The UNITY Peer Guides would like you to take part in the Pass the Shirt Challenge! Take any UNITY conference T-shirt you own and show us how UNITY has inspired you!

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Don’t forget to tag @unitypeerguides as well as @unityinc76 so we can see! Stay safe and stay healthy UNITY!

12 Native Youth you should follow on Instagram!

As many of our Native youth are faced with the reality of being confined to their homes and often rooms, their cellphones and social media become their only outlets. While social media is seen by many as a negative and hindering outlet, there are people changing that narrative, Native youth.

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Peer Guide Shares Mental Health Resources

In a message from Toiyabe Family Services Youth Prevention and Circles of Care, UNITY Peer Guide Leticia Gonzales shares mental health resources for Native youth and families. Leticia Lucille Gonzales, is an enrolled member of the Bishop Paiute Tribe in Bishop, California and serves as a UNITY Healing Indigenous Lives ambassador.

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Seminole Tribal Fair and Pow Wow 2020

UNITY Peer Guide and current reigning 2019-2020 Miss Indian World Cheyenne Kippenberger was honored and recognized during the final Grand Entry of the 2020 Seminole Tribe of Florida Pow Wow.

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UNITY youth at NCAI Tribal Nations Policy Summit

Washington, DC – “It was encouraging to see so many of our UNITY youth leaders in action with tribal leaders as part of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Tribal Nations Policy Summit held last month in Washington, DC,” said UNITY’s Fund Development Director Greg Mendoza, who attended the event as part of UNITY’s effort to partner with tribal leadership. The NCAI Youth Commission partnered with the Aspen Institute’s Center for Native American Youth “Champions for Change Week”
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Native Youth Healing Gathering Postponed- New Date and Time Coming Soon!

Our partners at National Council of Urban Indian Health (NCUIH) have postponed this virtual gathering. UNITY Peer Guides will offer a virtual break out session during the Native Youth Healing Gathering when the new date is announced. Stay tuned for more information www.ncuih.org for more details. Read More