All WYA members can participate in the U.N Rio +20 Conference!

Join WYA members from around the world who are taking their own "Road to Rio" through personal initiatives in their own lives, families, community and world.

May Focus: My World

The Rio +20 Conference is quickly approaching! Over the past few months, WYA members all over the world have been taking steps to live out a person centered approach to sustainable development. Now it's time to link these personal initiatives to global issues!

May Action Items

Join the Global Conversation on Twitter 

  • Young people from all over the world are talking about the #FutureWeWant. Let's take over the hashtag with a person centered approach to sustainable development at #RioPlus20. Follow us @WYANorthAmerica

Share the WYA Declaration on Sustainable Development    

  • At the 2012 International Solidarity Forum, WYA members came together to draft a Declaration on Sustainable Development. The WYA Delegation will bring this to Rio, but we need YOU to help share this person with the world!  

Group Photo

  • On May 15th, WYA members from around the world gather in a group, spell out "RIO" in a creative way--with people, through art, food etc--and take a photo! Send the photo to WYA to post. Help raise awareness about this historic conference. 

CLICK HERE to Let Us Know What You’re Doing!


Keep traveling to Rio in the months ahead...

 Watch the film, The Garden, one of the winners of WYA's Manhattan International Film Festival,
to see how themes related to Sustainable Development can be portrayed in film: 

The Garden from Jason Stefaniak on Vimeo.