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Mesa, AZ – Nearly 1,500 Native American youth from across Indian Country are expected gather in our nation's capital this summer to participate in the annual National UNITY Conference taking place July 10-14, 2015 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. The five-day agenda will feature several nationally known keynote speakers, more than 30 workshops, a cultural exchange night, talent show, and awards banquet and dance. A Today's Native Leaders' National Summit, co-sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, is also planned a day before the conference on July 9.
"We are working with the National UNITY Council to create one of the most memorable and special national conferences to date," said Mary Kim Titla, Executive Director of UNITY, Inc. "Excitement is definitely in the air as we plan this big event. We will be announcing our theme soon and will reveal our guest speakers and presenters over the next few months. I encourage everyone to stay connected for conference updates by visiting our website often and signing up for our UNITY e-Newsletter," added Titla.
The National UNITY Conference will convene in Washington, DC on July 10 - 14, 2015. Online registration is available HERE.
National Conference registration fees are as follows:
- February 28, 2015 - $185
- April 15, 2015 - $200
- May 31, 2015 - $250
- June 1, 2015 ( and onsite) - $300
Note: You must register by the listed date to receive the stated rate.
July 9 - Pre-Conference Events: Today's Native Leaders Summit, National UNITY Council Gathering and Other Special Events will be held at the national conference site on July 9, 2015 - the day prior to the official start of the national conference.
The 2015 National UNITY Conference will be held at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel in Washington, DC from July 10 - 14, 2015. Conference online registration is now available HERE.
(Note: Please refer to this more recent updated story for the latest conference registration information.)