Mesa, Arizona – United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY) proudly announces a star-studded line up for its upcoming Midyear conference including hip hop artist Christian “SupaMan” Parrish, acclaimed actor Kiowa Gordon, visual artist Tomás Karmelo Amaya, and the newest Netflix star Charley Hogan, who landed her first lead role as the character Dawn in “Frybread Face and Me.” The 2024 UNITY Midyear Conference will take place February 2 – 4, 2024 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown. An advanced registration rate of $375 is available through January 15th but will increase to $450 on January 16th.
The Midyear Conference will engage Native youth nationwide through workshops, breakout sessions, and cultural sharing. UNITY is now accepting applications to present a speed workshop; sign up here. College and Career organizations are encouraged to reserve their exhibitor booths here.
Attendees and their chaperones can register for the full conference here.
UNITY is excited to host several renowned trainers and presenters who are passionate in supporting community service and advocacy throughout Native Country. This year’s theme is “Advocacy In Action,” where attendees will engage in hands-on planning to develop an advocacy campaign to address a community concern of their choice. Through a variety of programmatic activities, team building and collaboration, our Native youth leaders will actively engage with one another, brainstorming and building on new ideas to create change within their respective communities.
UNITY has been fostering the spiritual, mental, physical, and social development of American Indian and Alaska Native youth, and helping build a strong, unified, and self-reliant Native America through greater youth involvement since 1976.
Founded in 1976, United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY) is a national network organization promoting personal development, citizenship, and leadership among Native Youth. UNITY's mission is to foster the spiritual, mental, physical, and social development of American Indian and Alaska Native youth ages 14 -24 and to help build a strong, unified, and self-reliant Native America through greater youth involvement. UNITY's network currently includes 320 affiliated youth councils in 36 states. Tribes, Alaska Native villages, high schools, colleges, urban centers, and others sponsor youth councils.