IYF Videos - Latin America & the Caribbean

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Daniela Retamales Gomez, Founder of Fundación Prótesis 3D

Through Fundación Prótesis 3D, Daniela provides free prosthetics to children and adults with upper extremity disabilities. Youth in detention contribute to the process of printing the 3D prostheses. To date, the initiative has impacted 36 families, with 12 youth trained in job readiness skills.

I’ve Never Experienced a Training Like This

Positivity. Empathy. Conscious communication. Watch as Jevon Le Blanc of the Youth Empowerment Project (New Orleans) shares these and other benefits of the holistic, movement-based, employability training model developed by Rede Cidadã (Brazil).

The Importance of Whole Person Approaches

“The trip exceeded my wildest expectations,” shares Melissa Sawyer, Executive Director of the Youth Empowerment Project (New Orleans) following a (Re)Connecting Youth learning exchange in Brazil.

“A Life-Changing Experience:” Reflections from New Orleans

Watch as youth and adult representatives of the Youth Empowerment Project (New Orleans) share their reflections following a (Re)Connecting Youth learning exchange in Brazil.

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