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United National Indian Tribal Youth

Native youth looking to share ideas and network with other young people in their area are invited to join one of United National Indian Tribal Youth’s (UNITY) regional meet ups. At these meet-ups, youth councils gather to grow relationships and work toward goals.

“Members of the National UNITY Council Executive Committee are eager to meet with Native youth around the country,” said Program Manager LorenAsley Buford. “Young people have a unique perspective on the needs and challenges facing their communities, and this is an opportunity for them to come together to brainstorm ideas on how to address those issues. And to have some fun while doing so!”

To get started, visit the website to look up which geographical region you live in, then register for the meet up in your area on the website or via the links below. On the specified time and date, join the conversation with your National Regional Representative. 

Dates are as follows:

Southwest Region – Tuesday, October 19, 7 p.m. Mountain Time

Midwest Region – Thursday, October 21, 6 p.m. Central Time

Southeast Region – Tuesday, October 26, 7 p.m. Eastern Time

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Northeast Region – Wednesday, October 27, 7 p.m. Eastern Time

Rocky Mountain Region – Monday, November 8, 6 p.m. Mountain Time

Pacific Region – Wednesday, November 10, 6 p.m. Pacific Time

Southern Plains Region – Monday, November 15, 6 p.m. Central Time

Western Region – Wednesday, November 17, 6 p.m. Pacific Time

Great Plains Region – Thursday, November 18, 7 p.m. Central Time 

About United National Indian Tribal Youth

Founded in 1976, United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY) is a national network organization promoting personal development, citizenship, and leadership among Native Youth. United National Indian Tribal Youth'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. United National Indian Tribal Youth's network currently includes 320 affiliated youth councils in 36 states. Youth Councils are sponsored by tribes, Alaska Native villages, high schools, colleges, urban centers, and others.

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