Webinars – Page 3 – UNITY, Inc.

The power of the Native vote *will* be felt in 2020!

Come shine a light on the political power of Native women with us Monday, Oct. 19th at 2 pm EST / 11am PST.
Join us as we share about making our voices are heard.

Through the end of October, And She Could Be Next is partnering with activists and organizers on the ground all over the country, to equip voters with everything they need to make sure their vote counts in this election.  Read More

Youth Council Resources: Opioids in Indian Country Webinars

Native American Cartoonist Featured In Anti-Opioid Addiction Campaign

Watch & Learn with Three Recordings of Tribal TTA Center webinars on the wellbeing of tribal youth and families are archived below. Opioid misuse is becoming epidemic throughout the country and across all ethnic, social, and age groups. Indian Country has been hit especially hard, however, and tribal communities are responding as quickly as they can to reverse this troubling trend. This four-part series will discuss best practices and how several native communities have responded. Also check out Prevention Campaign materials at https://doseofreality.com/ Ask  yourself,what can your Youth Council do to spread awareness?

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Youth Participation in the Decision Making Process Webinar for Advisors

Join us this Thursday afternoon for another UNITY Webinar with Greg Mendoza & Michael Preston MBA, Coordinator, Akimel O’odham/Pee-Posh Youth Council, Former UNITY Male Co-President (2001), Entrepreneur. Read More

Election 2020: Your Vote Matters

Soul Claps in the Sanctuary

Election 2020: Your Vote Matters
CSRD Student-led Community Forum
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. | Register for the Zoom meeting

Why is voting important? What does it mean to participate in democracy and exercise your civic duty? Join us for a comprehensive understanding of how voting is essential to democracy and why voting is important in 2020.

Free | Online | Open to the public | Download the flyer

Strategies & tools for supporting Native youth with thoughts of suicide

CLICK HERE TO WATCH: I Am Hope: Suicide Prevention Tools: Tune-in for this online learning opportunity for resources on suicide prevention and discuss ways to support Native youth mental health. Youth Councils can gain skills to spread awareness on mental health resources with others. Participants will learn Medicine Wheel teachings on Suicide Prevention, listening skills to help people to keep safe for now and examples of awareness campaigns.

JOIN on Thursday, October 15, at 12 p.m. PST / 3 p.m. EST – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR  I Am Hope: Suicide Prevention Tools Read More

Peer Guide Live discussion on Mental Health

 Join UNITY Peer Guide and current reigning 2019-2021 Miss Indian World Cheyenne Kippenberger on Native America Calling Radio #NativeYouth #WeAreHope Live discussion begins at 1 PM EST   Tune in to Native America Calling for a discussion on mental health and the stigmas of treatment Click HERE to Listen to Native America Calling – The Electronic Talking Circle – Public Radio: A live call-in program, engaging noted guests and listeners in a thought-provoking national conversation from a Native perspective. Hosted by Tara Gatewood (Isleta).

UNITY presents “How to become a better virtual student” webinar for Native youth

With the increase of virtual activity in all aspects of society, more and more students are learning and interacting online for their education. With this presentation, our presenters will share some tips and advice on learning virtually as well as some online resources that can help students be effective learners. Our presenters are Nazhoona Betsuie (pictured above) and Sedelta Oosahwee.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH the Recorded Webinar

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Talking circle creates safe place for youth advocates

CLICK Here To WATCH & Learn: UNITY not only strives to Inspire Hope in Native youth, but their advisors, mentors and support staff as well. The national UNITY network is connected by the community members on the ground who have the shared mission to uplift Native youth in their corners of Indian Country. To kick-off  UNITY’s newest Fall webinar series, Dr. Pearl Yellowman facilitated a guided conversation on how UNITY can continue to support Native youth advocates virtually.

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UNITY Announces Series of Educational Webinars this Fall 2020

Leaders will cover topic relevant to Native youth like voting, virtual learning and social media.

October 5, 2020 – Mesa, AZ – United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY) will hold a series of webinars this fall that will further its mission of fostering the spiritual, mental, physical, and social development of American Indian and Alaska Native Youth. Read More

Native Youth Vote Webinar with Little Cheiis

#NativeYouthVote 2020 Join UNITY for a UNITY Native Youth Vote Q&A with “Little Cheiis!” “It began when two young Native men began to record videos about Native history, news, and culture. They named themselves Little Cheiis, which is a Navajo word for grandpa. And since they are grandpas in training, they use the word little. Antonio Ramirez, a co-creator for Little Cheiis joins us to talk about one of their videos that’s getting more traction this election season.” – Indian Country Today Read More