Krystal Lacayo

“Each one, teach one”. This is the understanding that everyone has the ability to educate someone in some way to progress a community and that learning is not transactional, but symbiotic.”

Krystal is a Communication intern at DAG. Her role entails supporting the Communications team with producing content and that promote DAG visibility and amplify the voices of the marginalised communities as well as assist project teams with communication and media outreach initiatives. Krystal is passionate about social and economic liberation for the black diaspora. She joins DAG from the United States of America where she has a good working experience with organisations that advocate for restitutions for Black and marginalised groups, in the housing, health, economic, and social sectors. She is currently working towards her Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She enjoys working at DAG because the organisation provides an amazing opportunity for her to get practical knowledge and skills to understand the gravity of injustices in and how to address them within the South African context.

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