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UNITY recruiting for Local Planning Committee

Do you live in the Dallas-Fort Worth area or anywhere in Texas?
Would you like to contribute your time and talents to a meaningful event?
If so, we want you to join the 2021 UNITY Local Planning Committee!
Why join? Not only do you get to connect with others and form friendships, you’ll experience the joys of “giving back” and contributing to a great cause. On top of that, you’ll see firsthand the good energy and participation of amazing Native youth leaders from all over the country. Plus there are other incentives, such as the opportunity to earn a complimentary registration to attend the conference yourself or award it to a young person.

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UNITY and Nike N7 to Host “Hear Us. See Us. Rise Together” Webinar with Native American Athletes

November 13, 2020
Media Contact: Cassidy Rue | 623.692.6818

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

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Learn with Alumni: Best Practices in Youth Council Development Webinar Nov 12th

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.
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Taking your game to the next level: Tips and advice on becoming a collegiate student athlete UNITY Webinar

We all know Indian Country is full of athletic and talented Native Youth, but many will struggle in the preparation, transition and first years of college, not only as athletes but as students as well. Among the various webinar topics being present during UNITY’s Fall Webinar Series, we want to dedicate one for our young student athletes.  For this webinar, Chance Rush will be our host/moderator, and for our panel of athletes, we have Noni Thomas, Daan Haven, Isaac Desjarlais.
Join us on Tuesday November 10th at 7:00pm EST // 4:00pm PST // 5:00pm Arizona time.
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Learn with Alumni: Engaging with Native Youth Through Social Media: Nov 4th Webinar

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

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Building Community Support for Youth Councils Webinar

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!

Building Community Support for Youth Councils on Thursday, October 29, at 12 p.m. PST / 3 p.m. EST  Read More

Free Online INDIGital Coding Course – Now Open

Want to learn how to mix digital technology and traditional knowledge?

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

Native Youth Healing Gathering: UNITY Webinar

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

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

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