Youth Councils of Note – UNITY, Inc.

UNITY Youth Crowned ASU Royalty

Not just one, but two UNITY 25 Under 25 awardees and former National UNITY Executive Committee members were crowned as Mr. and Miss Indian Arizona State University at the recent scholarship pageant. Congratulations to Tashoni Morales, of the Tachi-Yokut/Te-Moak W. Shoshone tribes, and Lance Sanchez, of the Tohono O’odham Nation, as they continue to inspire the Native youth across Arizona.

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UNITY Alumni Spotlight: Amira Madison

We recently caught up to UNITY alumna Amira Madison. Below she share’s details about her life journey thus far and how UNITY impacted her life.

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Nevada Native youth voices are heard at education summit


Native American youth representing tribes in Nevada and around the country shared their ideas about equity in education and how UNITY impacted their lives as part of a youth panel at the 12th Annual American Indian Alaska Native Education Summit Health recently in Reno, Nevada. About nine students, mostly representing the Reno Sparks Indian Colony, Fort Mc Dermitt Paiute Shoshone Tribe and Yerington Paiute Tribes, spoke to the theme “Equity, A voice for all students.” The student panelists were also challenged to speak about the importance of a UNITY youth council and how UNITY impacted their lives.

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UNITY Wellness Warriors Virtual Conference “Indigenous Approaches to Wellness”


Please join us for UNITY’s first ever Wellness Warrior Virtual Conference! In efforts to be inclusive of Native youth who are unable to attend our Conferences in person, we are live-streaming this free interactive training for Youth Councils to watch together! Contact us for ideas on hosting your own Watch Party!  The virtual conference will be held Friday, April 5, 2019 from 12pm-4pm MST/PT.  Read More

Watch & Win: Host Your Own Watch Party for UNITY’s First Virtual Conference


Watch & Win: One lucky Youth Council Watch Party will Win 4 National Conference Registrations
Please join us for UNITY’s first ever Wellness Warrior Virtual Conference! In efforts to be inclusive of Native youth who are unable to attend our Conferences in person, we are live-streaming this free interactive training for Youth Councils to watch together! Contact us for ideas on hosting your own Watch Party!  Read More

Native youth and UNITY youth shine in Washington, DC

Native youth from south and eastern tribes represented their communities with pride while developing community action plans as part of a youth track at the USET Impact Week events in Washington, DC. USET stands for United South and Eastern Tribes inc. USET and the Close Up Foundation have partnered for the past 20 years to work with youth from USET tribal nations where students are involved in the democratic process through current issue debates, collaborative learning, and the development of citizenship skills while also engaging with the USET Board of Directors.

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UNITY Training with Tulalip Tribal Youth Council

TULALIP, WASHINGTON – The beauty of the pacific northwest serves as a reflection of those who inhabit the land, especially it’s people and youth. The Tulalip Youth Services along with Tulalip Tribal Youth Council held a training with UNITY trainer Juanita C. Toledo (Jemez Pueblo) and UNITY staff Jared Ivins-Massey (White Mountain Apache/Navajo), engaging with more than 25 youth service employees and youth.

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2019 Southern Plains Region UNITY Conference


The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma UNITY Youth Council will be hosting the Southern Plains Region UNITY Conference on Tuesday June 4th from 10am-4pm at the ITO Chena Community Building. Please RSVP your group and spread the word!! Lunch will be provided. More details at a later date for pre-registered Youth Groups. May 4th is the pre-registration deadline. Read More

RSVP to Participate in the Live Broadcast of the 2019 Midyear Business Meeting

2018-2019 Executive CommitteeFor the first time ever the National UNITY Council’s Business Meeting will be broadcast Live! If your UNITY Membership is in good standing you can RSVP at the link below to participate remotely. (All names will be reviewed and approved before the meeting)  

Help Spread the News: 
Affiliated UNITY Youth Councils can Sign Up Two Representatives to attend and vote during the meeting from anywhere in the United States. Have them log in at 10:30 AM (MST) on Sunday, Feb 17, 2019
RSVP TODAY at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/regist…/7434448323168259073

Tohono O’odham Nation Youth Council Inauguration Ceremony

UNITY Pendleton Blankets were given by the Tohono O’odham Nation youth program to the outgoing Youth Council 2016-2018, Saturday, January 12, 2012, at the Inauguration Ceremony for the newly elected Youth Council members in Sell, Arizona at the Legislative Chambers. UNITY values the long-standing support of the Tohono O’odham Nation youth program.  As a result of that relationship, over 190 Tohono O’odham members attended the 2018 National UNITY Conference in San Diego, California.
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