UPDATED: June 9, 2013.
The 2013 National UNITY Conference will be held July 12-16 at the Marriott Warner Center in Woodland Hills, CA.
The hotel is located at 21850 Oxnard Street in Woodland Hills, which is located in the greater Los Angeles area.
The room rate for single, double, triple or quad occupancy will be $119.00 plus taxes per night. To receive this special conference rate, the hotel must receive the completed Credit Card Authorization Form and Rooming List Template on or before 5:00 pm PDT (Note change from PST to PDT) on Monday, June 17, 2013. The forms may be emailed or faxed to the email address/fax number provided on the Credit Card Authorization Form. Also note, once the rooming list and credit card authorization is received, the hotel will charge for the first night's stay.
Our thoughts and prayers go to everyone affected by the deadly tornadoes that have swept through central Oklahoma the last few days.
Suddenly, many individuals faced the future with no homes, no cars, injuries, some family members missing...
May 1 marks the first day of retirement for Patricia Hunter. For the past 25 years, she assumed a variety of roles for the organization. She began serving as secretary for the first project funded by the Administration for Native Americans. Pat maintained an organized filing system for all records, prepared checks, and prepared the information for annual audits and tax forms. Her last position was Office Manager/Bookkeeper.
Many of you will remembers Pat from her coordination of registrations and exhibitors at National UNITY Conferences.
"We appreciate her years of service to UNITY and American Indian/Alaska Native youth and wish her many years of health and happiness," commented J. R. Cook, UNITY executive director.
Anyone wishing to send a cord or note to Pat may do so by sending to Patricia Hunter, UNITY, P. O. Box 800, Oklahoma City, OK 73101. The cards will be delivered to Pat.
UNITY is hosting an informative financial and career planning event for Native youth on May 2, 2013 in Oklahoma City. See the event poster here for further details.
This opportunity is made possible through the cooperative efforts of UNITY, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch.
The Page High School UNITY Council in Arizona was recently featured in Indian Country Today newspaper highlighting their efforts in coordinating their contest pow wow. The UNITY council was successful in their efforts to hold the pow wow despite a few setbacks. Under the leadership of advisor Shannon Secody, the youth council also completed other activities throughout the school year including producing PSAs for healthy lifestyles, attending the UNITY Midyear Meeting in Washington DC, and just recently, being selected as a recipient of a National Park Foundation Active Trails grant for their project "Journey through Waterways and Walkways to Wellness."
Good job Page HS UNITY Council!
Read the article in Indian Country Today here.
Pictured are a few members of The Page HS UNITY Council after a presentation to the Page School Board members regarding their activities throughout the year.