SEPT. 25, 2020 – Native American tribe members say mistrust of the government and a history of erasure of indigenous people contribute to a lack of voter participation.Read More
Help support UNITY’s partners at NEA by spreading the word on this opportunity for Native Youth! Calling all young people in college, high school, and the community! We’re coming together for an empowering day curated by SpeakOut – The Institute for Democratic Education and Culture. Read More
We’re very proud of our Native Youth leaders for their participation in the upcoming election. We all must do our part to ensure that Native youth are empowered to Register to Vote. The National N8V Youth Roundtable will include UNITY Peer Guide & 25 Under 25 Awardee Angela Noah (White Mountain Apache / Oklahoma Choctaw), Aminah Ghaffar (Lumbee), UNITY 25 Under 25 Awardee Owen Oliver (Quinault), National UNITY Council’s Male Co-President Robert “Scottie” Miller (Swinomish), National UNITY Council’s Female CoPresident Brittany McKane (Creek / Seminole), and Naelyn Pike (Chiricahua Apache).
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Thursday, September 24 N8V Youth 4 Biden will be hosting a roundtable discussion with young tribal rising stars from around the country at 6:00 pm ET! Please sign up here to join!
National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Youth Commission officers from around Indian Country will lead a how-to video featuring running for office, registering to vote, ways to engage Native voters under the age of 18, and how to fill-out the Census and talk to family about the Census. Read More
When We All Vote is a non-partisan effort that believes we can all make a difference in our democracy by inspiring more Americans to make their voices heard at the ballot box. The work begins in our communities — neighbor to neighbor, friend to friend — we can start a conversation about our rights and responsibilities in shaping our democracy. Namely, the responsibility of registering and voting. Just imagine what is possible if we all made our voices heard in every election. In order to work towards this goal, we need YOU. Read More
WE WANT YOU TO BECOME PART OF A NATIVE YOUTH VOTING SQUAD!
2020 could be the year of the young voter! You can be a part of it. All you have to do is register to vote and encourage one of your peers to do the same. Doing so means performing your first real civic duty! We are looking for Recruit at least 12 youth councils and 5 individuals to sign up to become Youth Squad members for the purposes of recruiting their peers to become new voters!
UNITY recently hosted Amiyah Begay as a youth intern for three weeks through a partnership with the Phoenix Indian Center. She was able to attend UNITY Staff planning meetings and was assigned tasks. UNITY welcomes the opportunity to engage Native Youth in the workplace. Click below to learn more about Amiyah in her Self Introduction. Read More