UNITY Midyear Conference – UNITY, Inc.

Native youth Advocacy Action Plans developed at UNITY Midyear Conference

More than 250 youth and advisors engaged in four days of advocacy and action planning training during the 2018 UNITY Midyear Conference held recently in Tempe, Arizona. Trainers and peer leaders utilized a proven UNITY curriculum to challenge youth and advisors to come up with youth-led community service projects as a way to address social issues in their communities. UNITY’s National UNITY Council Executive Committee and UNITY Earth Ambassadors served as peer leaders who helped to facilitate sessions, serve as speakers and lead workshops.

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UNITY News Communications Camp a Big Success

The 2018 UNITY Midyear Conference concluded with a one-of-a-kind communications training featuring some of the best multi-media trainers in Arizona. The bootcamp highlighted the talents and expertise of online comedian personality “Moonie” Littleman, youth leader Kenneth Shirley, Cordell Parker of Fifth World Production, and Charly Edsitty of Arizona’s NBC affiliate, 12News.

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Did you attend the UNITY Midyear Conference? Please take our survey and be entered into a drawing!

Dear UNITY Midyear Conference Attendee,

Your Voice and Feedback Matters!

In case you missed filling out the paper reflection survey at the UNITY Midyear Conference closing ceremony on Friday, January 5, please take a few minutes to complete our survey online. Read More

Miss Native American USA, State legislators, Tribal Leaders to Highlight UNITY Midyear!

The UNITY Midyear Conference is shaping up with special appearances from distinguished guests. Read their bios! Read More

Sign-up for UNITY News Bootcamp Happening Post-Midyear Conference

The UNITY News Bootcamp has just been added as a post-Midyear conference training featuring multi-media trainers including “Moonie” Littleman and others (to be announced). Read More

Meet Our UNITY Midyear Conference Trainers!

We asked each of our amazing trainers to provide a video introduction of themselves prior to the conference so you can get a sneak peek at who they are.

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Attention Youth Councils!


Give your youth council membership update at the UNITY MIdyear Conference. Read More

A Message for Advisors/Chaperones Heading to UNITY Midyear!

Watch this video, featuring UNITY’s LorenAshley, for important Advisor/Chaperone information regarding the 2018 UNITY Midyear Conference!
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Sign-up to Conduct a Speed Workshop at UNITY Midyear

The popular speed workshops are back! Speed workshop presenters are needed for three 25 minute mini-workshops (tabletop or focus group discussions) during UNITY’s Midyear Conference. Youth leaders, this is your chance for peer-to-peer sharing! As many as 25 speed workshops will be offered.

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Youth Participants Attending UNITY’s Midyear Conference Will Select Theme

The UNITY Midyear Conference doesn’t have a complete theme. The partial theme reads “I am __________.” All youth participants at the midyear conference will be asked on the first day of the conference to help complete the statement. A variety of suggested theme endings will be shared and then each youth participant will be asked to select one they like the best or to come up with one on their own. The results will be tabulated and at the end of the first day, the theme will be announced.

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