• 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:

  • Mikaela Wants Us To Get Out Of Our Comfort Zone

    María Mikaela Yac Salanic is 22 years old and since September 2013 she is a part of SERES. She is one of many young SERES leaders believing a better future is possible. “Every action makes an impact” she says when we meet her in our annual summit. “So, what I

  • Experiencing Guatemala through a student lens

    Nicky Cuevas, is a great friend of Seres. She travelled to Guatemala to get in touch with our project. She just wrote a letter to her friends explaining her experience. It’s always amazing to receive this kind of email, so we decided to share it with you. “Dear Friends, I don’t normally

  • 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.

  • What do our young people say? New formations in youth governance create space for change

    Listening to the incredible ideas of youth is vital, especially in countries like Guatemala that are defined by a high youth population who will be the drivers of future social, political, and economic change. Through the establishment of formalized youth governing bodies in regions of Guatemala, their voices are given