• 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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  • NEW! SERES Synopsis 2016: an overview of the SERES approach for transformative sustainability leadership in Central America

    Ever wonder what makes an impactful youth leadership program for sustainable development? The new SERES Synopsis outlines what Transformative Sustainability Leadership (TSL) means to us and how we achieve it. SERES TSL programs such as Actívate, Catalyzers, and Sustainable Livelihoods have been developed using 9 conceptual learning spheres that empower young people to work collaboratively within sustainability contexts to become committed,

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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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  • From 6′ to 30,000′: grassroots activism with strategic thinking for a sustainable future

    The award ceremony for the UNESCO-Japan prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) could definitely be considered one of SERES’ highlights for 2015. All that we believe in and work for – providing opportunities for unlikely leaders to lead the way towards a sustainable future – was culminated in the moment that SERES facilitator Abigail

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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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