2016 YJA Convention News, Young Minds Issue, Essay Contest, JIA & JAB

The 2016 YJA Convention is almost sold out! The Social and Daytime Programming Teams have been working hard towards the best events and speakers for you to enjoy at convention. To reserve your spot be sure to click the button below!
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Convention Details

Who:              You and your friends (ages 14-29) interested in Jainism

Where:                     Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles, California

When:                                 July 1st - July 4th, 2016

Registration:           Click for Registration Fees and Deadlines
A new and improved Young Minds has just been released!

Check out new details about the 2016 YJA Convention and other exciting projects launched this year! With endless pictures, find yourself in the old and new memories. Click here to read it now!

As always, email with any questions, suggestions, or submissions. 

Calling all agents! We want to know what makes you an Agent of Change, and how does Jainism play a role in it?

Participate in our essay content by sending all submissions to by April 18th at 11:59 PM PST.

Sign up for this year's YJA Jain Academic Bowl (JAB) competition! You'll participate in an exciting series of games about Jain theory, history, and more, and meet people from all over the country. This newly-formatted JAB will include game-show style questions, fast-paced buzzer action, and fun 60-second challenges. 
Visit for more information. Deadline to register is April 9th at 11:59 PM PST.

Do you have an idea that will change the world for the better? Join YJA’s very first entrepreneurship challenge, Jains In Action! Teams will work to solve pressing issues and compete for a grant to bring their ideas to life.

Visit and sign up by April 21st to join the action!