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Youth Leadership Development

Our Youth Council program honors our cultural roots and uses time-tested group activities to build consensus and prepare our youth to be future leaders in local and national issues.

Building future leaders.

The Youth Council meets the first Friday of every month and honors our cultural roots by using devices like “Talking Sticks” to ensure that everyone’s voice is heard during meetings.

We also use time-tested group activities developed by the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts that build team cohesion and consensus to accomplish tasks. To better prepare our leaders, our meeting are held using Parliamentary Procedure (Roberts Rules of Order).

In early summer, the Clubhouse hosts a retreat to develop team-building and decision-making skills in an outside environment.

  • Team-Building Skills
  • Community Service
  • Annual Leadership Retreat
  • Monthly Council Meetings

Putting leadership skills to practice.

Our Youth Council program is run like a high school Associated Student Body where the participants learn about local and national issues and choose where they want to focus their efforts for the year.

While each year’s program has its unique focus, the Council also serves as an advisory board for all the programs within the American Indian Clubhouse and donates community service hours each year to activities within and outside of UAII.

Youth Council officers have plenty of opportunities every year to put their leadership skills to practice through real-world programs that make a difference. As representatives for our community, we try to send our Youth Council to various conferences throughout the country, where they can share and learn about American Indian issues facing other communities.


Youth Council

Our Youth Council is a UNITY-affiliated chapter and a major component of our “Youth-led” program.

Counselors in Training

Counselors in Training (CITs) are junior leaders in our summer camp program, support staff and working directly with young campers.

Sports Leadership

Our basketball, cheer, and archery programs help participants develop a wide range of leadership skills and traits.

Community Service

There are many opportunities throughout the year for community service – especially during the holiday events at UAII.

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Sign Up to Be a Future Leader

Our youth-led programs help you build the skills for a lifetime of leadership roles in your community.

Questions? Call (213)202-3970 X 7220 or Email youthservices@uaii.org for more information about this program.

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πŸŽ‰ Our online auction is now OPEN! πŸŽ‰
Don’t miss out on the chance to bid on an incredible selection of items from all over! 🌍✨ Hurry and place your bids before the auction closes on June 14 at 8PM PST. πŸ•—πŸ’₯

Join the excitement at the link in our bio! πŸ’»πŸ”₯

TODAY! Join us at our Career Fair from 11 AM - 1 PM!
This event is FREE and open to the community!
Bring multiple copies of your resume, dress for success, and get ready to shine! ✨

For any questions, reach out to dlopez@uaii.org. See you there! πŸ’ΌπŸ“ˆ

TOMORROW! Join us at our Career Fair this Saturday, June 8th from 11 AM - 1 PM!
This event is FREE and open to the community! Bring multiple copies of your resume, dress for success, and get ready to shine! ✨

For any questions, reach out to dlopez@uaii.org. See you there! πŸ’ΌπŸ“ˆ

Join UAII Workforce Development for an online, virtual financial literacy workshop. In this session, you will be learning the basics of budgeting and savings.
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Date: June 10th, 2024
Time: 11-12:30pm (PST)
Location/ Virtual: ...https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsdumppjssHNXPAcgS8QoaHFkVkMl9Z6WB#/registration

More information on the UAII Online Auction: The Auction will be open on June 10, 2024, at 12:00 pm PST and close on June 14, 2024, at 8:00 pm PST.

All physical items will be displayed at the Gala.
Shoppers do not need to be present to bid.
All bidding will take place on your ...smartphone.
If you are a winner of an item, you will receive a text message with a link to pay.
If you are attending the Gala, you may pick up your item at the UAII Auction cashier desk in the foyer once your payment is completed.

If you are not attending this event and will need your item shipped, an additional shipping cost will be applied and will need to be paid before the item(s) are shipped.
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For more information about the UAII 50th Anniversary Gala, please visit https://uaii50th.carrd.co/
For further questions, please contact us at events@pacificrimconcepts.com
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Donate to UAII and be entered to win a Trip to Hawaii, Compliments of Southwest Airlines, and the Hilton Waikoloa Village. Roundtrip for two and a 3-night stay in the Palace Tower, Oceanview Room, Parking and Resort amenities included). For an added bonus, receive 2 tickets to attend the Native Hawaiian Convention, September 17 - 19, 2024 to be held at the Hilton Waikoloa Village.

This link is available on the site and donations are being accepted at suggested $25 denomination or open donation. Multiple donations accepted for additional opportunities to win the prize. Winner will be announced at the Gala on June 14 after the online auction closes at 8:00 PM (PST)
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🎣 Join us for a Huckleberry Pond Fishing Trip! 🎣

πŸ“… Date: June 22nd
πŸ•™ Time: 10am - 2pm
🌟 Hosted by Youth Services

Don't miss out on a fun-filled day of fishing and making memories!

To register:
πŸ“ž Call: 213-202-3970 ext. 7220
πŸ“§ ...Email: nbegay@uaii.org

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🎣 Join us for a Huckleberry Pond Fishing Trip! 🎣

πŸ“… Date: June 22nd
πŸ•™ Time: 10am - 2pm
🌟 Hosted by Youth Services

Don't miss out on a fun-filled day of fishing and making memories!

To register:
πŸ“ž Call: 213-202-3970 ext. 7220
πŸ“§ ...Email: nbegay@uaii.org

We're just TWO WEEKS away from our 50th Anniversary Gala! πŸŽ‰

Join us in commemorating five decades of unity, resilience, and progress. We can't wait to celebrate with you! ✨❀️

UAII's Community Graduation event, is set to honor our graduates from all grades, programs, and certificates.

When: June 18th, 6 pm - 9 pm
Where: Dave and Busters, LA
6801 Hollywood Blvd Suite C3-343, Los Angeles, CA 90028

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