UNITY and Nike N7 to Host “Hear Us. See Us. Rise Together” Webinar with Native American Athletes
The webinar featuring Native American athletes Shauna Long, Madison Hammond and Lindy Waters III will focus on using sports to create positive change
Join UNITY for the Best Practices in Youth Council Development Webinar happening Thursday, November 12, 2020, 12:00 pm PST//3:00 pm EST. Guest presenter Ginger Martin (Gila River Indian Community – Akimel O’odham), is the Owner of Sunbird Enterprises, LLC., and UNITY Alumnus, Original UNITY Earth Ambassador (1990). This webinar will explore how Youth Councils can ensure that youth have access to: Ongoing relationships with tribal leaders; Safe places with structured youth activities during the non-school hours; Training and Organizational support; Opportunities to give back through community service; Offer input into the issues affecting their peers, provide guidance and feedback in tribal policy formation; and serve as effective spokespeople for the tribe.
Click here to Register for Best Practices in Youth Council Development happening Thursday, November 12, 2020, 12:00 pm PST//3:00 pm EST.
CLICK Here to Watch & Learn Dr. Locklear will discuss the various platforms youth use to connect with other youth. She will share insights on how to best connect and uses of social media. Special guest Dr. Leslie Locklear, Lumbee, is the FATE project coordinator at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, published author and proud UNITY Alumni & Peer Trainer for the Healing Indigenous Lives Initiative. Join us Live next week @unityinc76
Wednesday, November 4, at 3 p.m. PST / 6 p.m. EST– Engaging with Native Youth Through Social Media on UNITY Instagram Live
Click Here to Watch & Learn: UNITY values the dedication and commitment of Youth Council advisors. Each youth council is unique with its culture, location and sponsoring agencies. UNITY wants you to have the support and resources you need. Building community support provides each advisor a network of people to assist with meetings, activities, fundraising and leadership development. Learn to identify the assets in your community; individuals, resources and programs. UNITY Peer Guide and Salish, Kootenai Youth Council Advisor Vance Home Gun will co-host along with UNITY Alumni and White Mountain Youth Council Advisor Eileen Crocker. Click Below to register for this complementary training for Native youth Advocates on how to encourage community engagement. Let’s talk about Community Support!
INDIGital uses technology as way of healing and igniting the spirit of Indigenous communities to engage and reclaim digital technology. Participants will learn how to connect critical technology, traditional knowledge, and Indigenous futurisms during this week-long online coding class. Read More
NCUIH’s Youth Council, in partnership with the United National Indian Tribal Youth Inc.(UNITY) personally invites Native youth across Indian Country to join and participate in a National Virtual Native Youth Healing Gathering. Read More
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
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.