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How to join the YWCA USA delegation to World Council 2019

There are three ways to join the YWCA USA delegation to World Council 2019:

  1. Apply to serve as a YWCA USA voting delegate
    Apply to join the YWCA USA formal voting delegation and serve as a voting delegate at World Council. Through this application process, the Global Relations Committee of the YWCA USA Board of Directors will select 3 individuals that are formally affiliated with YWCA as a staff member or volunteer to serve as voting delegates. As part of the YWCA USA formal delegation, YWCA USA will cover the cost of participation for all voting delegates. This includes the registration fee, travel expenses, and a per diem for reasonable expenses.
    Click here to apply. The deadline for applications is 11 p.m. ET on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.
  2. Apply for a 2019 World Council scholarship
    Five scholarships, up to $3,500 each, will be awarded to individuals that are formally affiliated with YWCA as a staff member or volunteer. At least two of the scholarships will be awarded to women under the age of 30 at the time of the World YWCA Council. The scholarship process is competitive. Recipients will be selected by the Global Relations Committee of the YWCA USA Board of Directors.The scholarship includes the registration fee, travel expenses, and a per diem for reasonable expenses. Scholarship recipients will be reimbursed for expenses incurred within the per diem.
    Click here to apply. The deadline for applications is 11 p.m. ET on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.
  3. Pay your own way to World Council
    We encourage as many local association staff and volunteers to join the YWCA USA delegation and participate in the upcoming World Council. World Council provides practical training and education on the priority issues of the global movement.Below is a breakdown of the cost associated with participation at World Council:
  4. Travel From Flights  Accommodation Reg. Fee Incidentals Estimated Cost
    New York City $860 $700 $950 $450 $2,960
    Los Angeles $950 $700 $950 $450 $3,050
    Washington, DC $1,100 $700 $950 $450 $3,200
    Miami $1,200 $700 $950 $450 $3,300

To register for World Council, please send an email to ljoseph@ywca.org. Upon receipt, YWCA USA will submit your name to World YWCA and they will reach out to you directly with registration instructions.

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