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.

Meet some of the sustainers who power our work!

"I am a CISPES supporter because continuing to fight for social justice and a more people-centered country means continuing the dream and sacrifice of thousands of my fellow Salvadorans who died for that vision.” - Padre Carlos, New York City

Join Padre Carlos by becoming a sustaining donor to CISPES today!

Recent Posts

Two people stand in a doorway as one person wearing a military uniform approaches followed by another person with a teal vest with GANA (previously Nuevas Ideas logo) carrying a box marked with Salvadoran government logo.

Military accompanied by GANA or Nuevas Ideas (logo on vest used to be Nuevas Ideas) party members deliver a box of goods to Salvadoran families in violation of campaign laws.