Eileen Purcell

Eileen Purcell was a co-founder of the Sanctuary Movement and the first executive director of the SHARE Foundation during the war years in El Salvador. In 2013, she received an honorary doctorate from the Jesuit University of San Francisco in recognition of her ongoing defense of human rights in El Salvador and labor and immigrant rights in the United States. She currently works as a labor organizer with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Worker IBEW Local 1245.

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