What we are


   By Silverio Perez Translated By Jessica Powell


Human beings forget that to be human is to be, and that in the collective, we are. Our consumer-oriented society has made it so that we identify with what we have and not with what we are. And so, in order to have, we do things at a frenetic pace that dehumanizes us and prevents us from enjoying the marvel that is life.

Read more or Leer en español


Utuado Visit

    By Armando Valdes Priego. 

A full month after hurricane Maria’s landfall, everyone still seemed focused on one thing: water. As I drove into the La Capilla sector of the Arenas neighborhood in the central mountain town of Utuado, next to every man, woman and child was a bucket, a plastic jug or some other container to gather water from whatever source they could find. And yet, no one was complaining or waiting for a handout. Their story is not one of despair and dependence; it is one of hope and agency born of a strong sense of community and self-reliance.

Read more or Leer en español

Non-profit Organization

Tax Exempt Status: 501(c)(3)  EIN 32-0241204 July 2012



Address: 430 W 9th Avenue

Denver Colorado 80206

Contact: Irene Vilar, Founder & CEO

Phone. 303.330.6597

Email: irene@americasforconservation.org

Initial design by Rafael Lopez 

©2019 Americas For Conservation + The Arts

  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Black Twitter Icon
  • Black YouTube Icon
  • Black Instagram Icon