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Youth Council Reports Due! Be considered for Youth Council of the Year, win prizes

Attention youth councils! It is time to complete your Annual Youth Council Report. This year, UNITY has standardized the report into an easy-to-use online form. This form will allow youth councils and individual members to submit updated contact information and important highlights of all the great things that UNITY youth are doing across the nation. Please take time to review the form and collect the necessary information.

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Call for National UNITY Conference Workshop Submissions

UNITY is now accepting submissions for the 2018 National UNITY Conference workshops! Workshops will take place on Sunday, July 8, 2018.

More than 1,800 Native youth are expected to attend the national conference in San Diego, California. Do you have a workshop you feel will inform, engage, and motivate Native youth leaders ages 14-24? Read More

“The Voice” season 13 finalist, Brooke Simpson, to appear at National UNITY Conference

Internationally renowned vocalist, Brooke Simpson, who was a top 3 finalist on NBC’s “The Voice”, will provide a keynote address at UNITY’s national youth leadership development gathering, with more than 2,000 expected to attend. The 42nd Annual National UNITY Conference will take place July 5 – 9, 2018, at the Town & Country Resort and Conference Center in San Diego, California.  Read More

Ad Space Available in 2018 National UNITY Conference Program

Conference program ad space available!

If interested, please call the UNITY office at (480) 718-9793 to request a rate sheet.

San Diego Local Planning Committee Off and Running

Excitement is building for the 2018 National UNITY Conference in the city that will host as many as 2,000 attendees this summer. About 40 people, adults and youth, showed up earlier this month for the first meeting of the San Diego Local Planning Committee (LPC). The group met at the San Diego American Indian Health Youth Center. Those who signed up to serve on the LPC represent the diverse tribes living in San Diego as well as tribes native to Southern California and other parts of the state. UNITY’s Executive Director Mary Kim Titla joined the group for its first orientation meeting to provide background information and help answer questions.

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2018 National Conference Flyer Available for Download

Download the 2018 National UNITY Conference Flyer HERE for information about the upcoming conference.

Win FREE Registrations to UNITY Midyear and National Conferences!

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UNITY’s 5 + 5 + 5 Contest!

Have you or your youth council worked on a community service project you wish you could share with other Native youth? Or do you have an upcoming youth project that is newsworthy? Now’s your chance! Read More

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


UNITY gives a heartfelt thank you to our 2017 National UNITY Conference sponsors and supporters. With their support, our conference was a great success, breaking our attendance record! We appreciate their support of our Native youth leaders!


Grant Support from the Rose Community Foundation
Grant Support from the Denver Foundation on behalf of Kaiser Permanente
Bank of America Foundation
Ken Salazar
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe
RJS & Associates, Inc.
Maynes, Bradford, Shipps & Sheftel, LLP
McElroy, Meyer, Walker & Condon, PC
Tilden & Toelupe, LLC
DJ Vanas
Whiteing Law