Guatemala Breaking the Silence Delegation 2012

August 18, 2012 - September 1, 2012

Guatemala Breaking the Silence Delegation 2012

Aug 18 – Sep 1, 2012

Sat 9:00 AM – Sat 5:00 PM


Experience of a lifetime! Spend time and learn with Mayan community groups working for peace, justice, reconciliation and human rights in Guatemala. Visit a school for families affected by genocide, a legal clinic involved in cases of genocide and women’s rights, women’s cooperatives and an organization which produces Just Us! Fair trade coffee, organic agriculture projects and communities affected by Canadian mining. Breaking the Silence delegations can be emotionally and physically challenging, but can also be life-changing. Cost: $2300 – covers registration, airfare and travel, carbon offsetting, accommodation, meals, translation, and expenses for leaders and partners. Full participation in orientation and re-entry sessions is required. Final date for applications February 29, 2012.

Mandatory Orientation date: March 2012 (date to be determined)

For further information contact Wyanne Sandler

[email protected].

Program Cost: $2,300


Jackie McVicar

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.

Wyanne Sandler

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.

For more information please visit the website.

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