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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!


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

UNITY celebrates 44 years!#NativeYouth44

So how did UNITY begin? Read an article from our archive featuring UNITY founder J.R. Cook. Did you know? As A child J.R. sold grasshoppers so he could buy a hog? Did you know, at an early UNITY conference, attendees stayed in tents! Read more here.

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UNITY partners with ASU Cronkite and ABC 15 for UNITY News!

The 2019 National UNITY Conference kicked off with a one-of-a-kind communications training featuring some of the best multi-media instructors in Arizona. The bootcamp was made possible through a partnership with Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Mass Communication and Journalism. The camp also featured Colton Shone, the morning anchor for KOB Eyewitness News Today in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Prior to working at KOB, Colton was a reporter in Phoenix in both television at CBS 5 News and radio at KTAR-FM.

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Dozens of youth councils watch UNITY’s first Wellness Warrior Virtual conference

With months of planning and in partnership with Arizona State University, UNITY successfully hosted its first ever virtual conference earlier this month. Through UNITY’s Wellness Warrior Program, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, UNITY spearheaded the free event with as many as 20 watch parties participating. In all, it’s estimated a few hundred viewers logged on from around Indian Country to participate in the live general sessions and online breakouts. Many of the watch parties were hosted by youth councils.

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View UNITY News Videos from 2018 National UNITY Conference

UNITY’s 2018 Conference’s 2300 participants surpassed all previous attendance records. The following video presents a brief description of UNITY, its history, and a preview and what to expect during the conference.
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View News Update Videos from UNITY’s 2017 National Conference.

The July, 2017 Conference drew the largest number of attendees in UNITY’s 41 year history. Take a look back by viewing video news updates that feature notable conference events. The video shown below is from Day 1, and the links that follow are from other days’ news.

UNITY News Day 2  |  UNITY News Day 3  |  UNITY News Day 4|  UNITY News Day 5

Video: about UNITY

The following video provides a brief description of UNITY and its programs.

Monday News Update from the 2016 National UNITY Conference

The following video news update highlights the activities that took place on Monday, July 25 at the 2016 National UNITY Conference.

Meet Those Who Received Awards During the 2016 National Conference

During its 40th Anniversary Gala (Banquet) UNITY recognized a number of individuals and a special Youth Council with awards. The awardees included the Golda Cook Scholarship winners, as well as the recipients of the Eddie Wadda UNITY Alumni Award, the JR Cook Advisor of the Year Award, and the Youth Council of the Year Award. The following videos introduce the recipients as well as those individuals who serve as the inspiration for the awards. Thanks to all the awardees for their outstanding individual accomplishments and for their service to their communities and Native youth. (Click on the Read More button to view the page where the related videos are shown.) Read More

Saturday News Update from the 2016 National UNITY Conference

The following video news update highlights the activities that took place on Saturday, July 23 at the 2016 National UNITY Conference.