NYRA has approved an application from Youth Against Curfew (YAC) to form NYRA-DC, a local NYRA chapter which will cover all residents of Washington, DC that are not currently members of another chapter in the area. There is no cost to join the DC chapter, and members who will reside in DC will automatically be…
An application for the forming of a NYRA Southern Ottawa County chapter, or NYRA-SOC, was approved by the NYRA Board of Directors during a meeting Wednesday, June 21. Membership is open to any member in Ottawa County, and there is no cost to join. Current Ottawa County residents will automatically be joined.
NYRA President Avi Hein was removed from office by the Board of Directors in an expected vote during a meeting on Wednesday, June 21. Hein was replaced by interim president Alex Koroknay-Palicz, who also serves as acting treasurer. Koroknay-Palicz will step down as acting treasurer as soon as the Board of Directors chooses a replacement….
Activist Jason Gerber has resigned from NYRA’s Board of Directors. Gerber, a high school student from the Washington, DC suburb of Rockville, Maryland, will continue his work in youth rights, and will remain with NYRA as a regular member. Announcements for an election to fill open Director seats will be sent soon.
Stay tuned for a newer, better NYRA website coming in the weeks ahead. It will feature a new, easier-on-the-eye look, as well as better, more up-to-date content.
The NYRA Board of Directors met December 27 in a meeting held over the telephone. During the meeting, the BOD held officer elections and approved six new position papers. NYRA officers elected at the meeting were Vice President, which went to acting Vice President Matt Herman, and Treasurer, which went to BOD member Alex Koroknay-Palicz….
NYRA is searching for people interested in hosting topic-based discussion forums on NYRA World Wide. Volunteer positions only. For more information, visit NYRA’s discussion forums.
NYRA in association with Youth Rights Network has secured the domain YouthRights.Org which will be used for a new Youth Rights resource site. Write to email@example.com for more info.
Residents of Northeast Ohio, Suburban Maryland and Washington, DC/Northern Virginia are the next regions of NYRA’s expansion campaign, targeted to host NYRA local chapters. When the chapters are formed, all current NYRA members who reside in the area will be referred to that local chapter. Members who are part of a local chapter are able…
NYRA has announced that American University appoved an application for a campus chapter of NYRA at the beginning of December. The application was presented to the University by NYRA President Avi Hein and Director Alex Koroknay-Palicz, both current AU students. Students from AU are encouraged to join the chapter. New members may fill out a…