• Citizen Journalism empowers us to be Social Detectives

    Citizen Journalism is an alternative communications tool where the reporters themselves are the protagonists, processing and dissemination content through alternative means such as social and digital networks and collaborative environments. This summer, I received a scholarship to join an 11-day Citizen Journalism course with the youth movement organization Global Platform in El Salvador. Global Platform offers courses that empower

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  • 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 form and structure in local

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  • Building Education for Sustainable Development: SERES joins UNESCO GAP meeting in Paris

    SERES founder Corrina Grace has arrived in Paris for UNESCO’s 2016 GAP conference, joining representatives from around the world who are working towards education for sustainable development (ESD) goals. Over the next three days, presentations and workshops will allow representatives from member states to share best practices and envision methods for scaling-up actions globally. Having

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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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  • Empowering Action, Overcoming Fear

    I recently had the privilege of being invited to attend the Aspen Action Forum, an annual event offered every July in Aspen, Colorado. Hosted by the Aspen Institute, the Forum is a unique gathering place that, in the words of Peter Reiling, Executive Vice President of Leadership and Seminar Programs at the Institute, is “designed

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