A local group awarded the UNESCO Prize – Santa Cruz Sentinel
Good news! Limitless Horizon Ixil (LHI), a non-profit organization based in Santa Cruz, received a 2021 UNESCO Literacy Prize. LHI received this recognition, one of six people honored in the world, due to its support education for children in Chajul, Guatemala.
Katie Morrow, local visionary and UCSC and SJSU graduate, co-founded this program to support Indigenous students with comprehensive educational opportunities. LHI opened the first public library in Chajul in 2010 and continues to provide scholarships and services to young people.
Taking dedication, commitment and hard work to the next level, LHI is now building, staffing and maintaining a high school. This letter cannot contain all the positive news about people working hard to make a difference… check out limitlesshorizonsixil.org and be edified. Congratulations to the staff and academics of LHI.
– Jan Parker, Santa Cruz
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