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YJA May Newsletter

May Events

5/5 - "Walk for Hunger" Volunteer Event (Northeast Region)

Where/When: Sunday, May 5 at 10:00 a.m. Meet at Station Marshals on Commonwealth Ave. Late lunch from 2:30pm at Cafeteria, 279 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02115.
How: RSVP to the Facebook Event or email

5/18 - YJA NorCal Goes Hiking (West Region)

Where/When: Saturday, May 18 at 10:00 a.m. Meet at Mission Peak (2000 Stanford Ave, Fremont, CA 94539). 
How: RSVP to the Facebook Event or email

5/18 - YJA SoCal Hikes to the Hollywood Sign (West Region)

Where/When: Saturday, May 18 at 11:00 a.m.
How: RSVP to the Facebook Event or email

#JAINA2013 Youth Activities Update

Convention?! Did someone say #yja14?! Not quite - but almost ;) This year, past and present members of YJA Board are helping plan Youth Activities. What does this mean? It means that you can expect your Youth Activities experience to be similar to (if not better!) than your YJA Convention experience. If you haven’t already, make sure you register at

Click Here to See Our Exciting Keynotes & Sessions!

For Jain youth attending Youth Activities, please join the following Facebook group:

This group is monitored by the Youth Activities Planning Committee and they will be posting information about sessions, keynotes, and social activities.  See you in July for #JAINA2013!

JAINA - News & Updates

First Annual Jain Summer Camp - May 15 Deadline

Come study Jainism in Claremont this summer. The week-long program will include academic sessions featuring noted scholars in the field of Jainism. Read more:

First Annual Conference on "Women's Perspective in the Dharma Traditions" - May 15 Abstracts Deadline

This conference seeks to provide a forum to engage the evolving identity of all women through engagement with Dharmic texts, traditions, principles, roles, and communities. Read more:

First Annual JAINA Summer Internship Program - May 20 Deadline

The JAINA Summer Internship (JASI) is a full-time, intensive internship for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students. Read more:

Second Annual JAINA Academic Scholarship Program - May 31 Deadline

The JAINA Academic Scholarship program (JASP) will provide educational scholarships to high school seniors. Read more:



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