UNITY Creates Alumni Association
Oklahoma City—The national UNITY organization is creating an alumni association and is seeking potential members. UNITY stands for United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. Have you ever attended a National UNITY conference or a mid-year UNITY conference? Have you ever been a member of a UNITY affiliated Youth council or have you ever served as an Advisor for a UNITY affiliated youth council?
If you answered yes, you qualify to become a member of the United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY) Alumni Association. All you have to do is submit your up-to-date contact information to: Russell Coker, [email protected] or call (405) 236-2800. Please include the following contact information: Name, email address, tribal affiliation, previous UNITY affiliation (youth council, conference year attended, advisor, etc…) current job title or school. The UNITY organization recently celebrated its 37th birthday. It is unclear how many people consider themselves alumni of the organization.
The purpose of the UNITY Alumni Association is twofold:
- To promote, influence, and support UNITY’s mission and
- To provide alumni with the means to serve the organization and its affiliated youth councils, and to help guide UNITY into the future.
About UNITY, Inc.
UNITY, Inc. is a national network organization promoting personal development, citizenship, and leadership among Native youth between the ages of 14 – 24. UNITY’s mission is to foster the spiritual, mental, physical, and social development of American Indian and Alaska Native Youth and to help build a strong, unified, and self-reliant Native America through greater youth involvement. UNITY’s network currently includes 140 affiliated youth councils in 28 states. Youth Councils are sponsored by Tribes, Alaska Native villages, high schools, colleges, urban centers, and others.
For further information contact Ryan Aduddell at (405) 236-2800.