WASHINGTON DC, July 23, 2018—The Summit Charitable Foundation, Inc. today announced the election of Alexis Sant as President, succeeding co-founder Vicki Sant, who will take on the title of Co-Chair and President Emeritus… Read More »
Produced in partnership with Summit collaborator the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), this 2014 film explores the prevalence of child marriage in Guatemala with the direction and images of photo journalist Stephanie Sinclair. Guatemala was the tenth country where Sinclair documented the issue of child marriage, beginning with a 2011 film focused on child marriage… Read More »
This short 2015 video provides a brief overview of Population Council’s Abriendo Oportunidades program within the municipality of Chisec in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. Summit has been involved with the Abriendo program since 2005, and has more recently supported its adaption and implementation within Belize’s Toledo District. Video by Jeremy Bunch
Summit thought partners and Innovation Network for Communities founders Pete Plastrik and John Cleveland are summarizing their ten years of work within the sustainability space in their new book Life After Carbon: The Next Global Transformation of Cities. The book’s accompanying website was created in order to highlight some of the ideas, innovations, points of… Read More »
Created by Amsterdam Rainproof, a project of the City of Amsterdam, this translated toolkit (originally in Dutch) provides 56 different tools to engage the community on water management and ways to effectively live with water.
In May 2017, Summit grantee Central America and Mexico Youth Fund (CAMY Fund) held their Annual Grantee Meeting in Guatemala City, Guatemala. For this meeting, 13 CAMY Fund project leaders from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico came together in order to learn, gain skills and collaborate together. This video explores the convening, and some… Read More »
A collaboration between the World Health Organization and John Hopkins University, this longitudinal study spanned 15 countries, with experts around the world attempting to understand the factors in early adolescence (such as sexual health, mental health, empowerment, school retention) that predispose young people to sexual health risks. For more information about the study, please find… Read More »
Led by the United Nations Foundation, The Universal Access Project (UAP) works to strengthen U.S. support for reproductive health and family planning on a global scale. Summit has supported the Universal Access Project since its inception in 2009. As part of their mission to provide reproductive health education and services, the UAP shares relevant resources… Read More »