February 20, 2015 /
A program committed to expanding economic opportunities for indigenous women in San Juan la Laguna has helped many artisans learn to sell their products online.
January 21, 2015
The level of contamination in Guatemala’s Lake Atitlán has been rising for the past few decades. Not enough is being done to stop it. Some fishermen who make only $8 a day are cleaning it, for free.
January 20, 2015
Organic and fair trade coffee producers in the Western Highlands of Guatemala can earn more than conventional growers. This project explores the costs and benefits of obtaining these certifications.
October 8, 2014
Photographer Carlos Javier Ortiz and Education Director Mark Schulte will discuss Ortiz's work on youth violence with a distinguished panel.
October 7, 2014
Photographer's work featured in exhibition to give audiences greater insight into real-world ramifications of modern violence.
October 3, 2014 /
CQ Roll Call
Despite dangers, the promise of reaching the United States is so intense that it’s driving a shocking surge in migration by Central American children unaccompanied by their parents.
August 29, 2014 /
The coffee farmers of Guatemala's Western Highlands try to stay one step ahead of coffee rust. Despite support from USAID, the disease threatens the livelihood of growers.
August 21, 2014
At the end of another fantastic, collaborative summer with Free Spirit Media, we take a look back at the learning process behind the student-produced documentaries.
July 9, 2014 /
Carlos Javier Ortiz examines the pervasive violence in Guatemala in a new interview and photo essay.
June 30, 2014
This week's newsletter: In Guatemala, a country where nearly half of the children are so malnourished they're "stunted," a new initiative by nation's top leaders has many feeling hopeful.