• 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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  • The next big thing

    When one door closes another one opens, or so the saying goes. And so it is with SERES training center. While we sadly say goodbye to the SERES Embassy – which has been home to so many and has trained over 100 youth in the last two years – we turn our sights to SERES’ new

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  • Compassionante People, Compassionate Planet

    SERES was recently involved with the Global Compassion Summit, held at UC Irvine on July 6-7, 2015  to celebrate the 80th birthday of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. Of the various events help events to highlight the different areas in which His Holiness has had great impact on bringing compassion to the world, there were three that stood

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