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National UNITY Council Election Petition Now Open: Join the Executive Committee Today!

Each year, during the National UNITY Conference, there is a National UNITY Council business meeting that takes place.  It is here the voting members (one male and one female from every affiliated youth council and affiliated individual members of UNITY) elect new members to the National UNITY Council Executive Committee.  The Executive Committee is comprised of t Co-Presidents, one male and one female, and ten Area Representatives to represent the ten geographical regions within the UNITY network.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeo54vIqy00jKJWQug07dYJM-m0nNYXpKmFOD76zF7fR6A83A/viewform

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Sign up now for the UNITY Communications Camp! Learn how to become a multi-media digital storyteller!

Thanks to its partnership with Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, UNITY is excited to announce the UNITY News Communications Camp to be held prior to 2019 National UNITY Conference in Orlando, Florida at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Conference Center.

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2019 Eddie Wadda Alumni of the Year Award

Pictured:  Layha Spoonhunter, 2018 Alumni of the Year Award

Do you know a UNITY alum who should be recognized for their outstanding achievement and contributions to the Native American community? UNITY is accepting nominations for its prestigious Eddie Wadda Alumni of the Year award.

NOMINATION FORM: https://forms.gle/UqoMndMMnhpq9rWw7

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2019 JR Cook Advisor of the Year Award

Effective and successful youth councils consistently have a few commonalities:
1.) An advisor who is involved;
2.) Who provides wise counsel and guidance; and
3.) Is willing to work closely with youth council members as they make and carry out their decisions and related activities

Pictured: 2018 JR Cook Advisor of the year, Ashley Dillion (San Carlos Apache Tribe)

Honor your Advisor and nominate them for the 2019 JR Cook Advisor of the Year! FORM: https://forms.gle/4sGfEe9xkLLvj57X6

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2019 Golda Cook Scholarship presented by the American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC)

In honor of the life of Golda Cook (1913 – 2005) and her on-going support of UNITY, especially in the organization’s early years, Golda’s friends, family, and UNITY trustees established the Golda Cook Memorial Fund.

UNITY awards two students (one young woman and one young man), who demonstrate community service and leadership. The scholarships, $1000 each, will be announced and awarded during the 2019 National UNITY Conference banquet in Orlando, Florida.

Golda Cook Scholarships Form: https://forms.gle/BDA873GWrXuGmzr76

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UNITY Wellness Challenge: Video Contest

Win Complementary Registrations to the 2019 National UNITY Conference by telling UNITY about your wellness events and service projects! To celebrate the third year of UNITY Wellness Warriors, Native youth can create a short 3 minute video to be entered to win 3 Free Registrations. Three Youth Council videos will be selected to be featured at the UNITY Wellness Warriors Summit in Orlando, FL this July!

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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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2019 National UNITY Conference Call for Workshop Presenters

UNITY is seeking those interest in conducting a workshop at the 2019 National UNITY Conference taking place July 4-8, 2019 in Orlando, Florida!

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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