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YOU CAN BE THE NEXT UNITY NEWS ANCHOR!
The UNITY NEWS ANCHOR CONTEST provides UNITY Members with the opportunity to be of one of two news anchors for UNITY News segments that will be shown during the 2019 National UNITY Conference in Orlando, Florida.
Congratulations to a new class of UNITY youth leaders! Twelve young people have been named to UNITY’s OJJDP Peer Guide program, which builds on the successes of the past Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) National Intertribal Youth Leadership efforts and the Today’s Native Leaders program. The three-year initiative will support and enhance Native youth engagement, coordination, and action related to community support systems, cultural approaches to restorative justice, with a focus on juvenile justice and delinquency prevention in Indian country. UNITY looks forward to working with this diverse group of youth leaders and mentors, who will design and facilitate intensive trainings aimed to reach at risk Native youth throughout the country.
June 28, 2019 the following are DUE to the UNITY Office:
- Youth Council and Individual Member End of the Year Reports Note: One Youth Council will be selected for the UNITY Youth Council of the Year Award based on these reports
To Be Considered in “Good Standing” with Voting Rights, this report Must be filled out by June 28th
- Pay Membership Dues Here: Membership Renewal
- Note: Only those who pay before this date will be able to vote and participate in the Business Meeting during the National Conference. On-site Membership Payments will only allow members to vote during the 2020 MidYear Conference.
Sign up for upcoming June webinars for chances to win Target Gift Cards and Limited Edition UNITY Swag at each webinar! Those who RSVP will be emailed a recorded copy of the training to watch on your own. Take advantage of these Free Tools for your Youth Councils by signing up at the links below:
Congrats to Freddy Gipp, 25, Apache Tribe of Oklahoma, for being named a Dreamstarter! Olympic Gold medalist Billy Mill’s Running Strong for American Indian Youth organization provides grants to community non-profits who will mentor young Dreamstarters and work with them to implement a project inspired by the young person’s dream for her or his community. This year UNITY will work closely with Dreamstarter Freddy Gipp to help turn his dream into a reality.
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.
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!