Download the WYDUSA Leader Guides developed by the USCCB. There is a guidebook for leaders planning to participate in the international celebration of WYD, a guidebook for leaders organizing a stateside celebration in their local faith community, and a retreat manual to prepare spiritually for the celebrations of World Youth Day.
Invite alumni that have participated in previous WYD celebrations to register with the WYD Alumni Network and invite them to encourage young adults to make plans to participate in Panama.
The United States had a military installation in Panama. Military-connected families previously assigned to Panama often share stories about the warmth and hospitality of the people of Panama. The World Youth Day organizing committee extends a heartfelt invitation to those have lived in Panama to return for the international celebration of World Youth Day.