The Area 08 Young People in Service Committee encourages young people to enter into the mainstream of AA Recovery, Service, and Unity through the 12 Steps, the 12 Traditions and the 12 Concepts for World Service. Young People groups are in no way separate from Alcoholics Anonymous as a whole. Members are involved in, and committed to all levels of AA service. Age is not a requirement for a young people’s group. Young People groups and activities directed towards young people in AA are helpful tools in reaching young alcoholics who might otherwise not give AA a try for many more years, if at all.