Global Activism: Sustainability and Social Justice in Guatemala

A woman balances a bundle of bamboo canes on her head as she leaves the Central Market in Guatemala City, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015.
A woman balances a bundle of bamboo canes on her head as she leaves the Central Market in Guatemala City, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015. Luis Soto / Associated Press
A woman balances a bundle of bamboo canes on her head as she leaves the Central Market in Guatemala City, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015.
A woman balances a bundle of bamboo canes on her head as she leaves the Central Market in Guatemala City, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015. Luis Soto / Associated Press

Global Activism: Sustainability and Social Justice in Guatemala

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Global Activist Julie Siegel is a landscape architect, environmentalist and founder of the NGO Sustainable Sharing with Guatemala (SSG). She partners with AFOPADI, a Guatemala-based group that works on sustainability and social justice issues.

Siegel was recently in Guatemala and she’ll update us on some of the hardships the Guatemalan people face as they combat climate change and struggle for human rights and social justice. Siegel’s company is Julie Siegel Designs.