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byDecember 13, 2020
According to Vogue: “TikTok is largely dominated by trending songs, dance challenges, and, overall, embracing creativity, but it’s not as well known for its fashion scene. That being said, a stylish community is forming on the app—and Vogue is here to find the most inspiring, and most stylish, creators.”
Marcus Anthony Guinn Emcee One, who has long played a key role in creating the UNITY experience, is gaining international accolades for his gifts and talents. “All I can say is wow! Thank you everyone who voted. I am honored to be named 2021 International Indigenous hiphop DJ of the Year!!” said Guinn. UNITY Thanks Emcee One for creating an atmosphere of hope and empowerment wherever he goes. Read More
UNITY believes the most effective and powerful messaging comes from youth to youth training. The UNITY Cohort of Peer Guides will offer peer mentoring in a the five-part online learning series. The free webinars will focus on empowering Native youth to identify their community needs and equipping them with tools to advocate for increasing community safety.
The First Webinar begins Thursday, June 3rd.
2020 Awardee Mel Perves
Do you know a UNITY alumnus who should be recognized for their outstanding achievement and contributions to the Native American community? UNITY is accepting nominations for its prestigious Eddie Wadda Alumni of the Year award. Application deadline is on June 18, 2021.
Your Advisor does so much for your community. Will you nominate them for the Advisor of the Year award? Effective and successful youth councils consistently have one key ingredient in common; an advisor who is involved, provides wise counsel and guidance, and is willing to work closely with youth council members as they make and carry out their decisions and related activities.
Nominations are due on June 18, 2021.
UNITY’s 2021 National Conference happening July 2-6, 2021, in Dallas, Texas!
Would your organization like to do outreach to Native youth from across the country? Attend the National UNITY Conference by registering as an exhibitor. Spaces are limited this year. UNITY serves Native American and Alaska Native youth ages 14-24 years old. Your content should be appealing and directed to youth in this age range. There is high interest for Peer-to-Peer workshops. Youth and youth councils are encouraged to submit proposals.
We suggest organizations register this month to secure booth space. There will be two options: 1) attend for four days or 2) participate for one-day pass during the Education and Career Fair Expo as an exhibitor. The workshop applications are due on June 4th. Priority for workshop selection will be given to registered exhibitors. Register Today and Submit a Workshop Proposal !