Join WYA’s Global Down Syndrome Campaign / Meet WYAME’s new RDO Nicholas Maalouf | March 2017 Newsletter

MARCH 2017

News Highlights

Join WYA’s World Down Syndrome Day Campaign

WYA Europe invites members around the world to raise awareness about Down Syndrome by wearing mismatched socks and sharing it in social media with the hashtag #socksbattle4DS

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Empowering the Youth: Nicholas Maalouf Outlines What’s Next for WYA Middle East

“I found WYA’s values to be identical to my values, that of my community, and my country. The WYAME RDO position is not just another job for me, but a way for me to contribute to a cause I believe in,” shares Nicholas Maalouf.

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Join a WYA Summer Camp Program in the United States or the Philippines

WYA invites global members aged 13-18 for the 2017 International Summer Camp and Asia Pacific members aged 15-25 for the Asia Pacific Summer Camp in the Philippines.

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WYA invites members, alumni to celebrate WYA’s 18th Birthday on March 25

WYA members and friends from are invited to come to New York City and celebrate WYA’s 18th birthday and to recognize the 2017 Kathryn Hoomkwap Awardee Olivia Raw.

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Upcoming Events


World Down Syndrome Day 2017

European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium


World Youth Alliance 18th Birthday Ball

Midtown Loft, New York City


14th International Solidarity Forum

WYA and UN Headquarters, New York City


WYA Asia Pacific Summer Camp

Puerto Galera, Philippines


European Arts Forum

Brussels City, Belgium


Manhattan International Film Festival Submission Deadline

Manhattan, New York City


WYA International Summer Camp

WYA Headquarters, New York City


The World Youth Alliance Internship Program provides opportunities for young people who are inspired by the ideas and work of the World Youth Alliance (WYA) to gain professional skills working on WYA’s projects and a substantive learning experience on WYA’s core ideas.

Region Application Deadline  
Africa Jul 7, 2017 Apply Now
Asia Pacific Mar 24, 2017 Apply Now
Europe Jun 27, 2017 Apply Now
Latin America Mar 24, 2017 Apply Now
Middle East Aug 4, 2017 Apply Now
North America Mar 24, 2017 Apply Now

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  
Africa Apr 14, 2017 Apply Now
Asia Pacific Mar 31, 2017 Apply Now
Europe May 8, 2017 Apply Now
Latin America May 3, 2017 Apply Now
Middle East May 15, 2017 Apply Now
North America May 15, 2017 Apply Now

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