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Bio 4 of 4: Maura Clarke                

Four Churchwomen

Friends said of Maura, "She was outstanding in her generosity... She would give whatever she had to the poor. She waas accustomed to living in poverty." Others said she was "supportive...always saw the good in others...was very gentle...could always make those whose lives she touched feel loved." In Nicaragua, she was known by the people as "the angel of our land." Read More

Delegates Share Their Inspirations

We asked the delegates signed up for our Remembering the Churchwomen Delegation to share what inspires them about Ita, Maura, Dorothy, and Jean. Here's what they had to say:

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“The all-inclusive, self-emptying, animating LOVE that motivated the lives of these women. It is a grace I hope to deepen.”

“Having spent some months in Bolivia prior to their murders, it felt so close to home. I had learned about the social reality/nightmares in a way that could not be denied... In the thirty years since, the women have remained a touchstone for me when working in the inner city.”

“The event of their deaths inspired me to leave my ‘safe’ ministry in teaching and go out to a resettlement area and to live as part of an ecclesial community and respond to the needs of the people.” Read more inspirations here

Are YOU inspired? Don't hesitate to join us and the 80 others on this delegation of a lifetime! Help us make it our biggest delegation yet!

Join us for our Human Rights Tour this November!

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Can't travel with us on our delegation? Join us on our 2015 Truth and Justice Tour this November 4 - 16! We'll be in DC, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and San Francisco. For more details and dates we'll be in your city, check our tour page here.

A Peek into the Magic of a Grassroots Delegation


“Life in Teosinte in not taken for granted – every moment is precious. Why do these people want to continue living in Teosinte – working as hard as they do to make a life for themselves? I believe they choose to live in Teosinte because this is the life they know. They want a place for their families, a place they can call home and live in peace. The passion and love in the hearts of the Salvadoran people is great. The struggle for peace, equality and justice continues.”  –Sue Olson, Saint Sebastian delegate Read More

Do you know a school or parish group that would like to become a Grassroots Partner? Get in touch with our Grassroots Coordinator Victor Andaluz at solidarity@share-elsalvador.org.

Grassroots Projects Update

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Take a look at how our grassroots projects are going.

Anti-Mining Struggle Verdict Pending: What You Need to Know

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On Monday, September 14, the day before El Salvador's Independence Day, the international arbitration between OceanaGold and the government of El Salvador began its final 6-day long hearing. While we wait for the final verdict, read more about the issue here.

Volunteer Openings!

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We are looking for a Communications Intern/Volunteer in our U.S. or El Salvador office. Check out the descriptions here.

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