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Tell Me How It Ends: The Questions Behind the Central American Diaspora

By |November 15th, 2017|

“Hempstead is a s***hole full of pandilleros [gang members], just like Tegucigalpa,” says teenager Manu, in what is one of the most striking statements recorded in Mexican author Valeria Luiselli’s book, Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions. Manu fled his hometown in Tegucigalpa, Honduras when months of gang harassment [...]

SERES Youth Leaders Participate in International ESD Conference in Brazil

By |October 19th, 2017|

Ambassadors and facilitators from the SERES team joined youth from all over Latin America and the Caribbean for UNESCO’s World Action for ESD program in Brazil by Glenda Xulú and Susana Ruiz From Sept 26 - 28, 10 youth ambassadors and facilitators from the SOMOS SERES network from Guatemala and El Salvador participated [...]

Postcard #1 from Australia

By |September 28th, 2017|

Abigail Quic, SERES facilitator and program coordinator, writes about her first month working with OzGreen and sharing the methodology and vision of SERES in Australia At the beach! Greetings from Australia, this is my first month living on the big island. I just arrived when winter is relieved by the beautiful [...]

Building a Network of Leaders: An Ambassador’s Perspective

By |August 23rd, 2017|

Axel Salanic is a local ambassador from Cantel, Guatemala, and is a youth representative on the executive board of Asociación SERES. This is his reflection after participating in the second of three annual national ambassador reunions. Read more of Axel’s thoughts on the importance of building and strengthening an inter-community network of ambassadors [...]

The Road to Sustainability

By |August 16th, 2017|

SERES Guatemala program coordinator and facilitator Abigail Quic takes her leadership to Australia! Abigail Quic is taking her leadership across the globe - literally. This week she arrived in Australia, ready to share her knowledge of and experience with sustainability education in Central America, while also learning and working alongside other youth sustainability [...]

SERES Spotlight: Alex Figueroa

By |August 3rd, 2017|

Finding a Voice Alex Alberto Perez Figueroa, 22, says that before participating in SERES, he was always fairly quiet: He didn’t speak much in public, and, in part because of the all-too real fear of gang violence present throughout El Salvador, he didn’t travel far from his community of Celina Ramos even to [...]

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