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Posted: June 5, 2020



UNITY’s 2020 National Virtual Conference Goes Live June 25

UNITY’s first ever virtual conference will include 3 live general sessions, cultural and talent showcases, a career and education expo and a Quarantine Dance Party.

June 5, 2020 – Mesa, AZ – United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc. (UNITY) is preparing for the first general session of the upcoming 2020 National UNITY Virtual Conference. There is still time to register for the conference, which kicks off in just three weeks, on June 25.

Even though the National Conference has gone virtual this year, the sessions will include the signature events that are always a highlight of the conference, including the lighting of the UNITY fire, cultural and talent showcases, the business plan competition in partnership with The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, and a Quarantine Dance Party. Find out more and sign up to participate in these activities here. The conference will also feature informative general sessions and workshops that will inform, engage, and motivate Native youth attendees.


In addition, UNITY will also be holding a virtual Career and Education Expo where Native youth will be able to learn more about higher education opportunities or potential careers. Potential exhibitors can learn more here.

General sessions will take place on June 25, July 9, and July 23, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., PT. The first general session will include an opening ceremony with the parade of nations by region, presentations, welcome messages, and special guest speakers and announcements. The full agenda can be found here.

Registration for the conference is free for all youth participants and advisors. Visit the registration website to sign up.


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. Youth Councils are sponsored by Tribes, Alaska Native villages, high schools, colleges, urban centers, and others.

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