UNITY served as the host booth for the National Indian Education Association (NIEA) at their annual national Convention & Trade Show, happening this year in Anchorage, Alaska. The College Visit Day took place on Saturday, October 18 as part of the annual trade show. Open to the public, participants and prospective college and graduate school students networked and learned more about educational institutions from from across the country.
The White Mountain Apache Youth Council held its annual inauguration of newly elected officers on September 4 at Hon-Dah Resort & Casino.
The inauguration event included the swearing in of fourteen (14) new officers including Co-Presidents Rashaan Stover and Mandy Dazen, Vice President Jade Cosay, Secretary/Treasurer D'Marco Slick, Public Relations Chance Hill, District I Reps Robinson Foster and AnDru Henry, District II Reps Shasta Dazen and Manuel Dazen, Jr., District III Reps Maria Walker and Shania Opah and District IV Reps Ignatius Lupe, Jr., Eric Mitchell, and Leona Tate.
Phoenix, Arizona – On September 26, 2014 the annual meeting of the 22 Tribes of Arizona reconvened for a morning of addressing issues impacting Arizona tribal communities. It was also a day recognized as National Native American Day across the United States.
UNITY, Inc. Executive Director, Mary Kim Titla, and UNITY Program Support Assistant, Jared Massey, presented before more than 15 distinguished tribal leaders. Led by Massey, the presentation focused on the importance and significance of UNITY from a Native youth leader perspective. He also shared UNITY highlights from the past year, since moving its headquarters to Mesa, Arizona.
SAVE THE DATES
The Midyear UNITY Conference is scheduled for February 11 - 15, 2015 in Washington DC at the Crystal City Hyatt Regency.
Midyear registration fees are as follows:
- November 15 - $100
- December 31 - $125
- February 1 , 2015 - $150
- Onsite -$175
Note: You must register by the listed date to receive the stated rate.
The latest edition of the UNITY News Update is now available for viewing and download.
- UNITY Native Youth Serve as Grand Marshals for 32nd Annual Native American Connections Parade
- Look for UNITY Host Booth During NIEA College Visit Day
- 25 Under 25 Honorees Promote UNITY at California Native American Day
- How to Build an Effective Youth Council Webinar Training Materials Are Available Online