Dennis Castillo was selected to become a GOJoven Fellow when he was 20-years old. His professional experience includes being a member of the Board of Directors of the Livingston Garifuna Youth Group, which works to improve the lives of young people in the area. Since the age of 15, Dennis has participated in numerous groups working in the areas of HIV, human rights and political participation. He led, for example, a group that provided recreational activities for young people with the goal of reducing drug abuse and commercial sex work. Dennis plans to study law, after which he plans to become mayor of Livingston.
- Blanca Estela Ical Bolóm Blanca Estela Ical Bolóm became a GOJoven Fellow at age 18. She went to high school at the Mayan Educational Institution Ak Tenamit, Izabal where she focused on sustainable tourism. A dynamic, proactive, indigenous Queqchí woman, Blanca is seen as a leader within her community. She volunteered ...