Training Sessions – UNITY, Inc.

UNITY Wellness Warriors at NIEA’s Journey to Discovery and Wellness Camp

UNITY’s Wellness Warriors team had the opportunity to be a part of NIEA’s “Journey to Discover and Wellness” summer camp at Riverside Indian School in Oklahoma. This comprehensive summer bridge program supports middle school aged Native young people in creating awareness of opportunities to choose healthy, holistic lifestyles in their educational journeys.

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UNITY Going Green at the 2019 National Conference

As a way to honor Mother Earth and staying true to our efforts to promote environmental stewardship through UNITY’s Earth Ambassadors program, you will see less paper at the National UNITY Conference. This year only the advisors will receive a paper conference program. Everyone else is encouraged to download the program on UNITY’s Wellness Warriors (WW) App or download it at www.unityinc,org.

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Recruiting for the UNITY Orchestra!

If you’re planning to attend the 2019 National UNITY Conference and you can read music, please consider being a part of the UNITY Orchestra! In addition to instrumental musicians, some singers may be needed as well. Music teacher Michelle McCauley, Washoe/Shoshone/Paiute/Quinault, who will serve as orchestra conductor, will host three workshop sessions on Sunday, July 7 for those wishing to take part. The UNITY Orchestra will then provide entertainment during the Gala banquet on Sunday, July 7.

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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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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

UNITY Training with Tulalip Tribal Youth Council

TULALIP, WASHINGTON – The beauty of the pacific northwest serves as a reflection of those who inhabit the land, especially it’s people and youth. The Tulalip Youth Services along with Tulalip Tribal Youth Council held a training with UNITY trainer Juanita C. Toledo (Jemez Pueblo) and UNITY staff Jared Ivins-Massey (White Mountain Apache/Navajo), engaging with more than 25 youth service employees and youth.

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Call for Speed Workshop Presenters 2019

Do you have an interesting topic you would like to present and discuss with Native youth at the UNITY Midyear Conference?
CLICK HERE to Submit your speed workshop idea by Friday, January 11, 2019! 

Similar to speed dating, presenters will have 25 minutes with each group (total of 3) of Native youth participants. The youth will then rotate between tables of topics that interest them. UNITY is seeking presenters to lead discussions on environmental issues, education, career development, wellness, cultural teachings and much more. Click ‘read more’ for more information and to submit your workshop!

Guarantee your Discounted Rate! Book your room today for the 2019 UNITY National Conference

The 2019 National UNITY Conference host hotel is now taking room reservations! Click HERE to reserve your room at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, FL under the discounted  UNITY rate.  Call for more information: 877-382-7299

Executive Committee Meets in Grand Ronde for Retreat Training

Earlier this month, the National UNITY Council Executive Committee (NUC EC) hosted their retreat at the Spirit Mountain Casino in Grand Ronde, Oregon. The NUC EC engaged in numerous topics including campaign building discussions and strategies. The trainings were led by UNITY facilitator and former NUC Executive Committee Co-President, Juanita Toledo.
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National UNITY Co-Presidents address tribal leaders at NCAI Convention

Imagine being thrust onto a national stage in front of tribal leaders from across the country. That opportunity happened for National UNITY Council Co-Presidents Joseph Davis, Akimel O’odham, and SuSun Fisher, Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, when they were invited to do a presentation at the 75th Convention of the National Congress of American Indians in Denver, Colorado. The convention drew hundreds of tribal leaders from reservations, communities, and Alaska Native villages. Fisher and Davis spoke to tribal leaders about UNITY’s successful track record of empowering Native youth and developing youth councils in the U.S.

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