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.
- Octaciano (Chano) Benegas GaleasOctaciano (Chano) Benegas Galeas was 22 years old when he became a GOJoven fellow, and is a creative and dedicated leader from Tocoa. Chano’s educational background includes Business Administration and Management and Social Development. He has also been involved in numerous social projects in Tocoa...