HDC Volunteers, Changing the World / WYA Chapter Leaders in Solidarity | August 2017

August 2017

News Highlights

August has finally arrived! After officially launching the Human Dignity Curriculum Grades K-8 this month, we are happy to feature the stories of some of our HDC Volunteers who helped make it all possible.

And in keeping up with the attitude of gratitude, we also invite you to read a feature about the triumphs and challenges of some of our Chapter Leaders.

Lastly, we bring good news to all our WYA Africa members since the Vanessa Cherese Scholarship is still up for grabs!

Read on and become part of our efforts in defending and empowering the dignity of every human person.

HDC Volunteers: Changing the World, One Classroom at a Time

When met with the question, “How can we change the world?”, these young people see it happening in the classroom, one student at a time. Read on to learn more about our members who have lent their talents in developing the HDC!

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Unfolding Chapters: WYA Chapter Leaders in Solidarity

Read about Chapter Leaders Inés, Adit, and Šimun as we feature their efforts in actively promoting human dignity within and beyond their respective chapters.

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Deadline Extended: WYAA Vanessa Cherese Scholarship

Attention all WYA members from Africa region! The search is still on for a passionate, committed, and dedicated member who will represent WYA Africa in the 2017 Global Internship and International Solidarity Forum in New York. 

Learn more about the scholarship

Upcoming Events


Africa Arts Forum

Nairobi City, Kenya


Drinks & Discussion: Surrogacy and Rights of the Child

Manhattan, New York City


Manhattan International Film Festival Submission Deadline

Manhattan, New York City


WYA Dinner 2017

Manhattan, New York City


WYA North America Emerging Leaders Conference

Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansa


WYA Asia Pacific Emerging Leaders Conference

Hive Hotel and Convention Center, Quezon City, Philippines


WYA North America Emerging Leaders Conference

University of Prince Edward Island, PEI, Canda


WYA International Summer Camp

New Hampshire, USA


WYA International Summer Camp

New Hampshire, USA


Certified Training Program

WYA’s Certified Training Program (CTP), formerly known as Track A, is the collection of texts that provide the philosophical underpinnings for the mission of WYA.

Region Application Deadline  
Europe September 11, 2017 Apply Now
Latin America September 1, 2017 Apply Now
Middle East September 16, 2017 Apply Now
North America September 18, 2017 Apply Now

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