Our Mission and Values

Mission Statement

CRISPAZ promotes peace with justice in El Salvador by lifting up the voice and agency of communities affected by violence and oppression while inspiring people of good will to act in solidarity locally and globally for nonviolent social change.


We envision a world in which people practice nonviolence to heal, build community, transform conflict and foster justice.

Our Values

Freedom from violence, fear or want, and harmony between people and with the rest
of creation.

Respect for the dignity and rights of all persons and all peoples and their

Unity and empathy that move us to act for and with others for the common good.

Walking together with those who suffer from injustice.

A way of living that achieves peace with justice by disrupting the violence
ingrained in our society.ies.

A process of working with and for people to free ourselves from all forms of

A fundamental commitment to protect people and the planet.