This section contains the latest UNITY news and references to stories and articles that may be of interest to an audience that includes and extends beyond Native American youth. This may include educators, potential employers, college recruiters, Native youth program managers, and others who share an interest in American Indian youth issues.
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The annual UNITY Golf Classic will take place on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at the top-rated Whirlwind Golf Club in Chandler, AZ – an enterprise of the Gila River Indian Community.
Join UNITY to raise much needed funds that support and off-set costs for programming for Native youth throughout the year. Enjoy a great round of golf, excellent networking and luncheon, plus a chance to walk away with wonderful Native American art and great items from our Silent Auction (a favorite of our golf participants each year!)
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.
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.
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Two of UNITY's 25 Under 25 Honorees, Dahkota Brown (left in photo) & Nataanii Hatathlie, participated in the 47th Annual California Native American Day at the State Capital in Sacramento on Friday, September 26th.
Brown and Hatathlie were recognized along with 23 other Native youth leaders from across the country this past July at UNITY's National Conference in Portland, Oregon. While at California's Native American Day, they met with tribal dignitaries and Native youth in attendance from across the state, promoting the UNITY message and encouraging youth to get involved.
"We had a great response, with many interested in becoming involved with UNITY, while others expressing their support for Native youth as UNITY affiliates" said Hatathlie.