IYOU Event

IYOU Event 2023, Appreciation: July 9-13, 2023

Join us for a week of deepening spiritual practice and connection with YOUers from around the world, while we explore ways to connect to the Divine universe within and without.

Event Purpose Statement: 

The purpose of IYOU 2023 is to create the opportunity to connect with ourselves, our chosen family, and our history in order to grow in both our spirituality and emotional minds.

 Meet our 2023 Indie Team!







Aidan Falin, Northwest Region               Lu Bickerton, Southeast Region

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Eligibility Requirements to Attend:

As a YOUer, to be eligible to attend IYOU 2023, you must fulfill the following requirements:
  • Be a member of a YOU chapter or Unity ministry with an understanding of Unity’s teachings.
  • Read the introduction from Unity and World Religions by Rev. Paul John Roach, and submit your response to the question presented. (These will be provided to you with your registration forms.) 
  • Be between the ages of 15-19 and currently attending high school.
  • Attendance at a prior in-person or virtual regional YOU or IYOU event is highly recommended.
  • Have performed service in a Unity church or local community.
As an adult attendee, to be eligible to attend IYOU, you must fulfill the following requirements
  • Be at least 25 years old.
  • Have attended the IYOU Event Sacred Safety online training or watched the recording of the training. (Training will be offered this Spring.)
  • Have on file with your home ministry a background check that was done within the last two years.
  • Be a designated event sponsor at the Event. This means that you are the adult responsible for one or more YOUers at the Event. (Note: You can be the designated event sponsor for YOUers from another chapter.)
  • Be willing to accept a role of responsibility assigned by the IYOU Leadership team during the event.
  • Be open to being assigned to whatever rooming situation best serves the event.

Registration for IYOU Event is now open!

Important registration information can be found here:  Click Link
Registration for IYOU 2023 is a two-step process.  Both steps must be done for the registration to be complete.
  • Step 1 – Go to https://form.jotform.com/231024808436149, provide the registration information requested for each attendee you are registering, and pay the registration fee.  You will need the names, email addresses and ages for each person you are registering.
  • Step 2 – After your registration and payment is processed, you will receive an email with the required forms to complete and return to Julie Core.  
Please contact Julie Core, at jcore@unity.org, with any registration questions.

Event Cost

Registration fee - $350
Registration deadline – May 31, 2023
Registration fee covers Event registration, meals (Sunday July 9 dinner through Thursday July 13 lunch), and lodging.  Attendees are responsible for all their travel expenses.
Written or emailed cancellations received by May 31 will be refunded minus $100 processing fee.  No refunds after May 31, 2023.


2022 IYOU Group Photo

Service Project: Celebrating after helping clean the fountains     

Slide Show

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Please contact Julie Core, at JCore@unity.org, with any registration questions.

Our IYOU Event Agent: 


Julie Core is our IYOU Event Agent. Julie has served as a YOU sponsor for twenty years at Unity Northwest in Des Plaines, Illinois and at Unity in Chicago, Illinois. Her experiences include working closely with YOUers in planning and organizing many YOU rallies and retreats, where she encourages and supports the teens in developing their leadership skills. She has served as a Head Sponsor at more than twenty-five International, regional and sub-regional YOU events, rallies and retreats.

Julie Core, IYOU Event Agent






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