Sister Cities is excited to welcome three new team members to El Salvador this month! Joining us is one new staff, who will be based in the San Salvador office, and two interns who will be working in Arcatao.
Twenty-eight years ago, in the thick of a U.S. funded war in El Salvador, the town of San José Las Flores reached out to Cambridge for help. Cantabrigians responded to pleas from the rural community, Cambridge and Las Flores have been sister cities ever since.
My name is Delia Landers, newest (and youngest!) member of the US El Salvador Sister Cities Board of DIrectors, and I am writing to you all because I have a unique opportunity you can take part in this June.
Article 69 of the Salvadoran Constitution establishes that the State will control for the quality of FOOD and ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS that could affect health and wellbeing. The Salvadoran social movement, made up of urban and rural, religious and political, young and old, is now demanding that to this article be added the human right to WATER and FOOD.