Engaging at-risk youths

Ambassador John Estrada with Gregory Sloane-Seale, Miquel Galofre, Isis Gairy, Sherise Jones, Ateion Jones, Gilline Mc Dowel and Charlotte Elias

Ambassador John Estrada engaged with at-risk youths when he addressed the first cohort in the ‘This is ME’ program of Caribbean InTransit as well as met with the actors in the Art Connect documentary.  Listening to their stories and sharing inspirational messages the Ambassador urged the youths to rise above their circumstances by believing in themselves and their dreams. “This Is Me” is an initiative of Fulbright Alumna Marrielle Brown-Maignan and motivates at risk youth in high-need urban communities transition to self-employment in the fashion industry. ART CONNECT is a feature-length documentary which focuses on a group of youths who live and attend school in Laventille.

Ambassador Estrada at the This is Me event.
Ambassador Estrada at the This is Me event.