Who We Are

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The Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES) is a grassroots solidarity organization that has been supporting the Salvadoran people’s struggle for social and economic justice since 1980. We organize strategic campaigns against US government and corporate intervention in El Salvador and accompany the Salvadoran popular movement in its work to realize an inspiring vision of participatory democracy and economic justice. Our work is coordinated through the CISPES National Office in Washington, DC, and carried out by local CISPES chapters and supporters across the country.

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My monthly donation is a small but meaningful way to invest in solidarity, sustain my own engagement in la lucha, and ensure that CISPES staff can count on funds to continue their important work.” - Amanda Kistler, Washington, DC

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Recent Posts

Undocumented immigrants from El Salvador wait to be deported on an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deportation flight bound for San Salvador on December 8, 2010 in Mesa, Arizona. John Moore / Getty

Activists with The Central American Refugee Center (CARACEN) demanding Legal Permanent Residency for Central American TPS beneficiaries. (National TPS Alliance)