• SERES Spotlight: Alex Figueroa

    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

  • Postcard from Uruguay: The Beginning of the Journey

    SERES local ambassador tell us about his experiences in an international program for Latin American youth leaders Wilson Sánchez was a representative of the El Salvador ambassador network on the executive board of Asociación SERES in 2016. He’s currently living in Uruguay and participating in an international program for youth

  • SERES Spotlight: Ema López

    Leaping into SERES, Leading the Way in Uspantán It’s been a busy and action-packed entry into the SERES youth network for Ema López, an 18-year-old young Maya indigenous woman from San Miguel de Uspantán, El Quiché, Guatemala. Ema became involved with SERES thanks to her older sister, Johana, also a

  • Referendum Held to Declare Water a Human Right in Suchitoto, El Salvador

    An Historic Effort, Defiance in Suchitoto  Water is a scarce resource for many millions of people around that globe who struggle daily to obtain water for consumption and other necessities. Millions of children are dying every year because of preventable illnesses contracted from contaminated water, and with increasing frequency drought

  • Youth Leading the Way in Uspantán

    Persevering, Creating Change Despite Challenges Various youth have grand visions, visions that give hope, motivate, and inspire everyone to be part of those changes that we want to see in our communities. Their great hopes for making a better, more resilient, just, equal, and sustainable community are admirable because there