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Guatemala Travel Program

Guatemala

2017 Program:
August 8-18, 2017 - Registration deadline: May 19, 2017

2018 Program:
August 9-19, 2018 - Registration deadline: May 2018

Elements of The Program


Encounter people living out their values through active resistance. See first hand the effects of trade agreements in the countryside and how emigration is seen as a sole alternative. Witness grassroots efforts to provide jobs to build a more sustainable future.
Explore human rights issues. Presenter Julia Esquivel, poet, theologian, teacher, and human rights advocate, shares her spiritual wisdom. Come and walk this land with us!

  • Mayan roots and spirituality
  • Historical and political reality of Guatemala
  • Land and water needs
  • Systems of poverty affecting Indigenous peoples
  • Community leadership in a liberation model

Starts in Guatemala City, then moves to the highland of Quiche, San Lucas Toliman, Santiago Atitlan, in the lake area, and ends in Antigua.
 

Resources for more information on Guatemala:
GHRC: Founded in 1982, the Guatemala Human Rights Commission/USA (GHRC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, humanitarian organization that monitors, documents, and reports on the human rights situation in Guatemala, advocates for survivors of human rights abuses in Guatemala, and works toward positive, systemic change.

 

Program Fee: $1,450.00
*plus registration fee

Registration Fee: $100.00 if registered by the deadline date.
* If past registration deadline: $150.00 registration fee.
Click here for registration information

*Program fees are subject to change.
Airfare not included. All trips include transportation
(except taxi to airport at the end of the trip), accommodations,
and food (except one meal).

 


 "Wonderfully diverse, yet all contributed to the experience of Guatemala and her beautiful people. Thank you for this wonderful, life-giving and most of all,
spiritually renewing journey! The hope I've seen will stay with me."
~ M. D.F., Washington