For more information on the conference, including a draft agenda, please visit www.unityinc.org.
You will be required to identify a workshop category, based on the descriptions below:
CAREER: Higher Education, Fellowship Programs, STEM-related Education, Politics and Leadership, and Financial Planning
CULTURE: Language and Culture Retention Programs/Models, Using the Arts as a Means of Retaining Culture, NAGPRA/Historic Preservation, and Using Culture as a Means to Live a Healthy Life
ENVIRONMENT: Global Warming, Environmental Issues Confronting Tribal Communities, Careers and Opportunities in Environmental Sciences, Political Issues Involving Our Planet
WELLNESS: Physical, Mental Health, Spiritual Health, Substance Abuse, Violence, Wellness Programs, Fitness, and Active Lifestyles
Each workshop lasts 45 minutes. There are two opportunities to present:1.) Saturday, July 6 (3 consecutive sessions) from 9:30 - 12:00 pm (Note: Saturday workshops must fall in the "Wellness" workshop category.)2.) Sunday, July 7 (3 consecutive sessions) 1:30 - 4:05 pm
The number of workshop participants will average 75-100 per breakout.
UNITY serves Native American and Alaska Native youth ages 14-24 years old. Your content should be appealing and directed to youth in this age range.
There is high interest in Peer-to-Peer workshop submissions. Youth and youth councils are encouraged to submit proposals.
Please note: Fees, Honorariums, travel expenses, and hotel accommodations are NOT provided for workshop presenters. A One-Day Conference Pass is provided on Day-Of workshop presentation only (for presenters - Max of 1 moderator and 3 panelists).
To experience the National Conference in its entirety, we ask that you please register and pay for full registration.
Email questions to our event manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you again for your interest!
Workshop submissions will be accepted until spots are filled.
Selected Workshop Presenters will be notified on or before TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2019