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2014 Midyear Program Is Available

The 2014 UNITY Midyear Conference is underway. A copy of the conference program is attached.

UNITY Receives $850,000 Award from Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Chandler, Arizona–United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY) has entered into a four-year cooperative agreement with the US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to plan and implement the National Intertribal Youth Leadership Development Initiative. The Initiative’s goal is to offer opportunities for Native American youth to, “Reduce risk factors and enhance protective factors in youth, schools, communities, and families.” To accomplish this goal, the Initiative will conduct a series of national and regional Intertribal Youth Leadership Development gatherings and a range of related youth leadership development opportunities for Native American and Alaska Native youth.

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Graphics Art Competition for Native Youth

Graphic Art Competition FlyerUNITY announces a graphics art competition for Native youth! Please share the following with any youth council members and other Native youth who may be interested in designing the 2015 National UNITY Conference logo.

Theme: “Strengthening Self-Identity; Defining the U in UNITY”

Who: For Native Youth 14 – 24

What: Submit a conference logo design entry, digital or hand drawn

When: Submit your entry by the May 24, 2015 deadline

Why: Win $250 and have your design featured on the conference materials

How: Send file and contact information to Mary Kim Titla at [email protected]

Specs: 12 inch by 12 inch max; 300 DPI; PDF, EPS, TIFF, or PSD format; 3 Color Max

A larger version of the competition flyer is attached.