WYA Chapters are driven by the initiatives of young people like you who put your passion for human dignity into action. A Chapter is an officially approved local branch of WYA members who volunteer to manage various activities in support of the WYA mission. Interested WYA members may start any one of the different Chapter types, namely:
Check out the existing list of Chapters below to find one near you:
National and City Chapters
High School Clubs and University Chapters
If there is no chapter in your area and would like to start one, just follow the easy steps below:
Step 1: Contact your Regional Director to signify your intent to start a chapter or club.
Step 2: Get started with Track A Training
At least 1 Track A trained member is needed to start a WYA Chapter.
Step 3: Recruit members to join your potential WYA Chapter
Ask them to read, understand and sign the WYA Charter.
Step 4: Submit complete documentation of your WYA Chapter to your Regional Director
Wait for the next set of instructions from WYA staff.
Step 5: Once approved by Regional Director, plan your first meeting and schedule regular sessions.
Approved WYA Chapters will report to their Regional Directors and must follow all guidelines found in the WYA Manual for Chapters.