Melinda St. Louis

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Melinda St. Louis "is the Deputy Director of Jubilee USA and former Executive Director of Witness for Peace. She holds a master's degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. From 2002-2004, she worked in the WFP national office as Advocacy and Campaigns Coordinator, where she helped develop WFP's stateside campaigns on trade justice, peace in Colombia, and ending the Cuban embargo. From 2000-2002, Melinda served on WFP's International Team in Nicaragua, leading delegations and analyzing the constantly changing reality for labor organizing in Nicaragua's Free Trade Zones for U.S. labor solidarity groups. Prior to her tenure at WFP, Melinda was the Mid-Atlantic regional organizer for the Campaign for Labor Rights and Coordinator of the Latin America Emergency Response Network." [1]

"At Witness for Peace, Melinda also served as Campaigns and Advocacy Coordinator and as a educator and analyst in Managua, Nicaragua. Melinda has also worked for the Campaign for Labor Rights and the Solidarity Center of the AFL-CIO. She has lived on the ground in developing countries including in Nicaragua and El Salvador. Melinda holds a Masters of Public Policy in International Policy and Development from the Georgetown University Public Policy Institute." [2]

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  1. Directors, Latin America Working Group, accessed April 19, 2010.
  2. Melinda St. Louis, Jubilee USA, accessed April 19, 2010.