For a day-to-day itinerary of the program, please visit: https://www.american.edu/ocl/volunteer/alternative-breaks-guyana.cfm
About the Leaders:
Karla Palmer is a junior at American University (AU) studying Political Science. Karla is most excited to work with community partners and AU professors to develop learning intensive programming on the ground for student participants. Karla has roots in Jamaica and St. Thomas USVI. Karla is a former Student Leader and current Transformer with Capital Partners for Education (CPE). She will be interning in Public Finance Investment Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch this summer.
Brandan Persaud is a senior at American University studying Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government. Brandan is most excited to engage with community partners in Guyana. He has been to Guyana several times before to visit with family and this time he will be there with program participants and learning alongside them. Brandan will be joining Teach for America as a special education teacher in Chicago this summer.
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