• Laying the Foundations for a Bright Year for SERES

    Thirty-one participants from across Guatemala and El Salvador recently took part in SERES’s 2018  Annual General Assembly, which ran between the 23rd and the 25th of March. A key event in the SERES calendar, the Assembly took place in the lush, green surroundings of San Rafael Las Hortensias, a training center located near Santiago Sacatepéquez,

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  • Gatecrashing the party – Julio Tojín arrives uninvited

    Julio Tojín Vásquez is a 21-year-old young man from Uspantán, Quiché. His great charisma and gracefulness makes him stand out from the crowd. He possess remarkable speaking abilities and great communications skills. We had the opportunity of interviewing him for SERES’s Annual Meeting and here’s a copy of our conversation: Do you like to read?

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  • Advancing sustainability leadership through University partnerships

    Last year, SERES partnered with the University of California, Irvine to develop a series of transformative sustainability leadership programs for undergraduate and graduate students on campus. Here’s the latest report from UCI’s Sustainability Initiative about the programs that were developed through this partnership.

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  • How sustainability leadership provides both the will to learn and the will to change

    Jun Che’, Jun K’aslem (one tree, one life) was one of many action plans that came out of the community congress in Patzun in June 2015. The youth behind the plan, a group of change makers from the community of Chuacacai, were all filled with hope and belief that they can make a change. Education

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  • From 6′ to 30,000′: grassroots activism with strategic thinking for a sustainable future

    The award ceremony for the UNESCO-Japan prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) could definitely be considered one of SERES’ highlights for 2015. All that we believe in and work for – providing opportunities for unlikely leaders to lead the way towards a sustainable future – was culminated in the moment that SERES facilitator Abigail

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