YouthAlert! (YA!) U.S.A.

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Our Mission: "World Peace Through Youth Peace"

YouthAlert! (YA!) U.S.A. Founders

Douglas A. Wain is the Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of YouthAlert! (YA!) U.S.A. A 501 (c) (3) Public Charity headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky. Its purpose is to help facilitate a ten percent reduction in all violence in that state with special focus on youth violence prevention. The group has several initiatives include a 10 Percent Educational Challenge, a School Health Program, Youth Leadership Chapters and live YouthAlert! Events and Forums. Wain is also the author of the book “The War Against Violence Everywhere” (ISBN 978-0-9789319-1-9) published October 3, 2010.


Douglas A. Wain previous experience is that of founder and President of Douglas Safety Corporation in Lexington, Kentucky, est. 1995. A company that sells safety apparel and safety equipment to protect American workers and helps U.S. companies comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Standards. He has worked in the industrial safety field for 35 years and has traveled extensively in East and South Asia. He also is mentor for children in the Lexington-Fayette County Public School System in Kentucky and has served on a School-Based Decision Making Council. He also has completed Virtus Training and volunteers for Parochial Schools in Lexington, KY. He has also been a Big Brother mentor in Lexington, KY. He attended Boston University, Massachusetts, Fairleigh Dickinson University, New Jersey and the University of Phoenix (AAGS).

19th Annual Governor's Service Awards on 2015
20th Annual Governor's Service Awards in 2016

Elisa Wain is a Teacher/Educator in the Lexington-Fayette Country Public School System for over 10 years. She has also worked in private schools in Lexington, KY. Has served on a School-Based Decision Making Council. She has a Bachelors Degree in Education, Awarded Phi Zeta Kappa, Fairleigh Dickinson University, NJ, a Masters Degree in Elementary Education, Georgetown College, KY, and a Rank I Degree in Primary Education. She also served on the board of Chrysalis House in Lexington, KY and particpant in Lexington, Kentucky's Sister City Program. Lexington Herald-Leader Article February 2, 2009.






Book "The War Against Violence Everywhere" by Doug Wain

Click here for Amazon link to order the book "The War Against Violence Everywhere"(ISBN 978-0-9789319-1-9) by Win The War! Against Violence founder Doug Wain. 


Part of the proceeds from every book sold is donated to YouthAlert! (YA!)



"The Lexington resident provides his ideas for how peaceful people can effectively counter those in society who are bent on violence." Lexington Herald-Leader, February 13, 2011.

3rd Edtion - October 3, 2010
2nd Edition Front Cover November 27, 2007
2nd Edition Back Cover November 27, 2007
1st Edition Front Cover February 9, 2007
1st Editon Back Cover February 9, 2007