Don White was a board member and leader
of the activist organization, the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador
(CISPES) in Los Angeles, where he coordinated and participated in numerous rallies,
demonstrations, fund-raisers, delegations, congressional visits and civil disobedience
actions demanding an end to U.S. intervention in El Salvador and Central America. The
collection consists mainly of CISPES administrative and program records from national,
regional and local levels. Also included is information collected by White on El Salvador,
Central America, and other activist and community organizations focused on Central American
and Salvadoran issues.
Don White was born and raised in Mount Vernon, Washington on April 18, 1937. He attended
the College of the Pacific with a degree in Political Science, and attended post graduate
classes at American University.
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