Young Asian Leaders of America is a nationally-based initiative, by and for youth, founded to cultivate the next generation of American leaders and advocates for the Asian American community.
YALA was formed to advocate for the following issues affecting Asian American communities through content, community action, and partnership with local organizations:
- Promoting accurate and fair representation of Asian Americans in film and media.
- Encouraging youth leadership to initiate positive change in local communities.
- Activating Asian American political involvement and interest.