2015 Program Launch: Social Change Through Mexican Youth!

2015 Program Launch: Social Change Through Mexican Youth!

We are proud to be off and running with our 2015 program season!  This year our vision of social change through Mexican youth is expanding in Baja while taking ahold in Mexico City.  Here are some early highlights: Donate Now GJC Baja California Sur Fall season for Baja began on  began on September 5th, and we couldn't be more excited! Our program continues to grow, and we are now in three new cities in Baja California Sur, along with continuing our groups in Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo.  Currently, our new groups are located in Guerro Negro, Loreto, and Ejido 2 in Comundu. We have opened with 17 schools and a total of 380 youth, with a team of dedicated, strong, and supportive coaches! The first meeting began by asking kids to share their personal stories as well as their dreams for the future. Coaches provide tools, mentorship, [...]

Closing Ceremony Spring 2015

On May 23, after our youth completed their 14 sessions in program, and with great success, our Spring 2015 Closing Ceremony took place. It was a very emotional and special day for our youth and the Gente Joven Team. We concluded an amazing Spring Season; that was full of many new experiences and learning for our youth and team. The event started with a lot of happiness, a special dance, guided by Caroline Wilson, Executive Director, and the question, “How are you?” Our youth were happy and excited to share their smiles and express the feelings to everyone present. After that, we thanked each of the special guests who joined us. We said a very special thank you, to all the people that make Gente Joven por un Cambio, possible, because of their support and contributions, especially our founder and supporters, Mrs. Onagh Ash and her husband, Mr. Bill Ash. […]

Gente Joven por un Cambio’s First Annual Carnival Fundraiser

Last Tuesday, March 3rd, the O Gallery in San Jose del Cabo hosted a fundraiser for Gente Joven Por un Cambio. 150 people attended the “Carnival” themed event, and MXN$12,704 was raised to support our GJC youth programs! The entire GJC leadership was thrilled with the turnout, and plans are already in motion to make it an annual event. GJC Executive Director Caroline Wilson shared her enthusiasm for the evening’s results: “This event was a great success for all of us. People are getting to know who we are and what our mission is: To inspire the next generation to solve problems, create visionary change, and realize their full potential. People got to see first hand the eagerness for education in our youth. The whole GJC team pulled together to raise money for our program.” Bringing Los Cabos Together The evening included music, food, wine tasting, a fashion show, a […]