WLABT Jr. YBA is for high school students (9th-12th grades, depending on the school district). Jr. YBA is an organization in which young people learn the teachings of the Buddha, leadership skills, organizational techniques; hone social skills; and have fun.
Jr. YBA does projects to assist the elderly and they help at the Obon Festival. Jr. YBA has a number of fundraising projects throughout the year to help pay for their activities.
2012-2013 Jr. YBA Cabinet
Co-Presidents Amanda Bang and Emily Hoy
Vice-President Kellie Arita
Secretary Stefani Yamasaki
Religious Chairperson Justin Mizushima
Historian Katie Hoy
Advisors Kathy and Vance Nishimoto