José Roberto Luna, a 2006 GOJoven graduate, traveled to Santa Cruz, California to present at the Funders Network on Population Reproductive Health and Rights annual meeting in November 2011. José Roberto participated in a plenary session on youth leadership and engagement, sharing his success working in Reproductive Health and Rights issues in Guatemala, including his work as founder of Incidejoven, a youth network that advocates for comprehensive sexual education, access to sexual health services for youth, and the right to decide. The California GOJoven office was also excited to host a brown bag forum for José Roberto beforehand, where he could meet Public Health Institute staff, and discuss his latest leadership at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) as a consultant in Education and Youth issues in Guatemala, promoting the youth perspective, sexual and reproductive rights and youth participation in political spaces.
- Octaciano (Chano) Benegas GaleasOctaciano (Chano) was 22 years old when he became a GOJoven fellow. He was a very dedicated and creative young leader from the town of Tocoa on the Atlantic coast of Honduras. Chano’s educational background included Business Administration and Management and Social Development. He actively participa...