This category includes Conference news, informational updates, photos, and registration and other forms necessary to participate in the annual gathering. Check this area for the latest news and information leading up to each year's conference. If you cannot find what you're looking for here, call the UNITY office or use the Contact form to ask specific questions.
- Published on Friday, 17 April 2015 18:46
In July 2015, up to 1,500 American Indian and Alaska Native youth, advisors and supporters are expected to gather in Washington, DC for the National UNITY Conference. They will share their diverse cultures and seek solutions to common concerns and issues within their communities. They will be challenged. They will learn. They will interact and enjoy the fellowship of Native youth from throughout the United States - all in a positive, inclusive setting, and in the spirit of unity.
- Published on Saturday, 14 March 2015 15:55
An Emergency Contact and Medical Information form is attached. Advisors, who will be accompanying youth to the 2015 National UNITY Conference, are asked to have this form completed and then brought to the conference where it will be available in case of illness or injury.
Call the UNITY staff at (480) 718-9793 with questions.
- Published on Monday, 16 March 2015 20:20
National Conference Call for Vendor Proposals
UNITY is now accepting vendor proposals to support the 2015 National UNITY Conference. Current support is required for:
- Conference Program - Printing Vendor (download RFP here)
- Conference Tee-Shirts - Printing Vendor (download RFP here)
- Conference Videographer/News Producer (download RFP here)
Proposals are due no later than Friday, April 3, 2015
- Published on Thursday, 05 March 2015 16:01
The UNITY discounted room block for the 2015 National UNITY Conference is starting to fill-up! Don't miss your opportunity to stay at the host hotel at a discounted of $139 per night (plus taxes & fees). With other large events and conventions happening in the DC area during the conference, rooms will soon be hard to find! Don't delay, reserve your room today!
2015 National UNITY Conference
July 10 - 14, 2015
Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Washington DC
999 9th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
National Conference Registration:
Early-Bird Rate of $200 Now Open
Good through April 15, 2015
Registration fee is $250 from April 16, 2015 through May 31, 2015
June 1, 2015 (and onsite) the registration fee goes up to $300
Register for the conference, click HERE.
- Published on Friday, 20 February 2015 16:42
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.
- Published on Wednesday, 11 February 2015 19:21
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.
- Published on Thursday, 15 January 2015 19:00
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.)