June 16th, Youth Day, is a public holiday to commemorate youth who fought for equality in South Africa. We spent the day marching through our community with signs, songs, and dances to highlight the rights of youth, past and present.
Before beginning her work as the Marketing & Communications Coordinator at Thanda, Alicia was a Healthy Youth Advisor for the U.S. Peace Corps in South Africa's neighboring country, Lesotho. In 2014, she graduated from the University of Denver in Colorado, USA with a degree in International Health and Development. She is passionate about photography and story-telling that is inspired by people, culture, and the human reality in our incredibly vast universe. You can see more of her work at www.aliciamcarter.com