Panama


Affiliate Contact Name: Mr. Martin Fletcher
Email: panama@ignitusworldwide.org

Youth Crime Watch Panama or Jovenes contra el delito Panama is represented in the country by Roberto Boutet Díaz Foundation. It is a non-profit organization created in 1998 and committed to increasing the quality of life among the communities where it is active. The Foundation held its first JCD training of trainers in 2003 with help from international headquarters. The Foundation partners with Policia Nacional de Panama, Ministerio de Educación MEDUCA and Universidad de Panama to deliver JCD as an official program in Panamanian high schools. Today, 778 students, 148 teachers and 30 Police Units are direct parts of YCW Panama. More than 10,000 students are involved in some capacity.

Giving Back:

Student Alfredo Mitre, an alumnus of Jovenes Contra el Delito in Panama, is now a college student. Recently he called on his muse, and created this great collage of the aims of JCD (at right). He shared it with us, and now we are sharing it with you.  Cool, huh?

Visit www.jovenescontraeldelito.org for information direct from Panama (in Spanish)!