WYA Latin America News May 2008.




WYALA Summer Program
Interested in finish your Track A training, meet young people and have an exciting time in the biggest city of the world? This is your opportunity. WYALA will host a summer program for members interested in a week full of cultural and training activities with WYA interns and regional staff in Mexico City. The summer camp will take place from 21-29 of June. Limited space available. Application deadline has  been extended. APPLY TODAY! click here.


WYA Latin America thanks our members that applied to be a WYA Delegate for the International Aids Conference 2008 in Mexico City during the first week of August.  The specialized Online Training on HIV/AIDS starts May 21st. If you are not attending the Conference, have accredited Track A and are interested in deeper your understanding in all the dimensions of the HIV/ADIS Pandemic, contact Lourdes@wya.net to start your training!

If you want to know more about the IAC2008 visit the official AIDS Conference site.

What are you doing this summer? WYALA is preparing to work toward social transformation through a little sweat and hard work! Along with Acortar Distancias, join us for Viviamo! Summer Camp in July or the VIVIAMO Habitat Week the last week of July.  Participate in housing projects, workshops and activities with street children of Guadalajara, and trainings in development and Mexican culture.  Members from every region are invited.  Applications due June 15. Go online for more information.  Participants must be at least 18 years old. 

Promote the dignity of the human person by working at our regional office during a three month internship and put all your skills and capacities at the service of the person.  For information contact the regional director at
lourdes@wya.net Apply to come from September to November 2008.

TRACK A: Welcome to our members who have enrolled in our new Track A Online Group that started May 5th!

Track B reminder: If you finished track A and you want to further your knowledge in international issues and documents contact latraining@wya.net to enroll in our Track B On line training group.  

If you have not yet start your training please contact Marystella Ramírez wya.marystella@gmail.com for more information regarding on line training deadlines. Fore more details enter our Training Section in this site.

To all our members that have completed track A: you can find in our website the dates for accreditation. The accreditation session consists of a 4 hours seminar where we will review the work of WYA, do language exercises and review the most important aspects of your training.

Accreditation is necessary to attend as a WYA Latin America delegate to our national and international conferences and training events, as well as to be a Committee or Chapter director in your city or country. 

Accreditation sessions will happen in Guadalajara, Mexico City and Querétaro.

Skype Accreditation sessions will be personally scheduled with members in other cities and countries.

WYALA Invites you to host a WYA Dignity Project Dignity
What can I do to get involved and promote WYA? Invite your friends, classmates or other WYA members to organize and host a Dignity Project. These projects are an opportunity for WYA members to share with their fellow WYA members and friends how they experience, understand, or find joy through cultural activities and personal interests which enable them to express their own dignity as persons. Activities can be as diverse as interests in: music, sports, languages, dance, volunteering, food or other ways to manifest their love for the dignity of every person. Go to our website and find out our member’s dignity projects!

To host a dignity project or WYA Intro Session in your city please contact lourdes@wya.net