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Breaking the Silence is one of the most dynamic and active Latin American solidarity organizations in Canada. Come hear about the work of BTS and our Guatemalan partners! Our special guest for the weekend will help us deepen our understanding of permaculture and agricultural alternatives in Guatemala. Meet recently returned BTS interns who will speak of their experience in Guatemala.
Come be inspired and get involved! Everyone welcome!
Full Bursaries Available!
Program Cost: $175 (registration, meals/accommodations)
Jackie McVicar is an adult educator who works part of the year in Guatemala, as Coordinator of the Tatamagouche Centre Guatemala Internship Program. This program supports International Human Rights Accompaniers and Canadian Interns, and works with Indigenous community-based groups in Guatemala. She is interested in emancipatory transformational learning and how healing is a tool for political empowerment. She is inspired by the world-wide struggle of indigenous peoples and all peoples working for autonomy and life. She has studied adult education and community development and worked with youth and young adults.
Wyanne Sandler is an adult educator, and the Maritimes Coordinator for the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network. She is also a member of the Tatamagouche Centre Program Resource Group.