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

Arial view of large rainbow flag being carried down the street by a large crowd of people marching down the street

22,000 people marched for the Pride commemorations and protests in San Salvador on Saturday, June 25 I Photo courtesy of Vladimir Chicas

On June 1, 2022, Salvadoran community and allies protest outside of the Embassy of El Salvador in Washington, D.C.

Unions and social movement organizations have called for the release of Giovanni Guerrero, member of the Popular Resistance and Rebellion Bloc, who was arrested following the International Workers Day march on May 1, in which he participated.