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Young Jains of America

Mid-May E-Newsletter

Less Than 50 Days Until #YJA14, Regional Events, Make Your Playlist Picks & More!

2014 YJA Convention

There are less than 50 short days until #YJA14! Are you ready? See what some of the Jain youth from around the nation are looking forward to this summer at the 2014 YJA Convention.

User profiles are now editable via logging in at Set your roommate, souvenir book, and travel preferences soon!

Upcoming Events

5/25 - YJA Houston Gets Ultimaniac
Come join YJA Houston at Memorial park at 11 AM to play ultimate! If you've never played before, no worries! Most of us are brand new to the game as well :)

5/30 -YJA Raliegh Goes Bowling

Come spend the weekend with YJA Raliegh, We'll spend the evening bowling, making new friends, and getting amped for our upcoming convention.

6/5-6/7 - YJA Pre-Convention National Dinner

YJA is excited to announce the official Pre-Convention National Dinner date: June 5th - 7th! Join Jains all around the nation to get pumped for #yja14. If you would like to see an event happen in your city, please email us at - and together, we’ll make it happen :)

Here are a list of our confirmed events so far:


6/14 - Life’s a Beach - Let’s Make It Fun with JCYC & YJA So-Cal

YJA So-Cal and JCYC will be volunteering at Heal The Beach. We’ll be meeting at JCSC at 7:30 AM - so come join us help the community, and have some fun!


Jain Community News


Veerayatan International Global Conference

Veerayatan International is hosting a Global Conference in NJ, USA in the weekend (July 11-13, 2014) after the July 4th weekend of 2014 YJA Convention to be held in Washington, D.C.. More than 400 worldwide delegates are expected at the conference! The details of the conference, registration and accommodation information can be found at:

The Registration fees are lower for Young Adults (Age 13–25). For more information contact Veerayatan at



Hey <<First Name>>! Do you have a song that you want to hear this summer at #YJA14?

Then submit YOUR pick using this simple form:

Hey DJ, Play My Song!


Add one, add multiple - we want to hear what you want to hear :) We will do our best to play your song throughout the convention!

Stay tuned for more exciting updates! For immediate questions, please e-mail


JAINA would like to assist bright, hard-working, goal-oriented, practicing Jain youth in North America attend an institution of high learning where s/he can develop her/his skills and talents, and eventually make the community, country and world a better place.

JAINA has started the JAINA Academic Scholarship Program (JSAP), which is offers a $1500 scholarship to 10 candidates. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is May 31st.

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