• SERES Facilitator joins Vulnerable Central America COP 22 planning meeting in Honduras

    Berta Cáceres, a 44-year old environmental activist from Honduras, was tragically murdered in March 2016 for her environmental activism. Throughout her life and in her death, she brought to light on a global scale the deep environmental and social challenges that continue on in Central America. Central America, a resource-rich and beautiful land stretching from

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  • How a youth leadership program creates change-makers in 3 days

    When teenagers meet for the first time in a group setting, the result is the same, even in rural Guatemala.  It’s the beginning of day 1 of the SERES “ACTIVATE” workshop that aims to inform and empower youth to change their world for the better. The girls are huddled together in small clusters, giggling quietly as

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  • SERES leads the way in education for sustainability leadership

    Earlier this month, SERES co-Founder Corrina Grace traveled with Abigail Quic, facilitator to UNESCO’s Headquarters in Paris in order to receive the UNESCO-Japan prize for its innovative sustainability education programs. The award was presented by the Director-General of UNESCO in a ceremony on 5 November 2015 . Corrina and Abigail met with the other laureates, judges and

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  • Exploring sustainability through a different lens

    Jessica Chamorro is an incoming senior majoring in Urban Studies and minoring in Global Sustainability at the University of California, Irvine. She is a former foster youth and first generation Mexican American. Her plan is to become an Urban Planner so she can help design cities in a sustainable way. Over summer of 2015, Jessica

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  • SERES announced finalist in the Equator Prize 2015

    SERES selected as finalist in 2015 Equator Prize for outstanding local and indigenous community initiatives! The Equator Prize 2015 was awarded to 20 outstanding local and indigenous community initiatives that are advancing innovative solutions for people, nature and resilient communities. While this year SERES was not one of the prize winners, we are proud to

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