Sharon Hunter-Smith is the Office Manager and Public Policy Coordinator for CRLN, managing office finances and bookkeeping, coordinating advocacy campaigns and actions alerts with Latin American partners. She graduated from Wittenberg University with a B.A. in Religion, from McCormick Theological Seminary with an M. Div. degree, and from the Divinity School at the University of Chicago with an M.A. in Historical Theology. A member of University Church (UCC/Disciples of Christ) in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, Sharon travels yearly to Guatemala as part of the congregation’s partnership with ACG–a Mayan community organizing and development association—and Saq Ja’, a Mayan community rebuilt after the destruction of the war years. She has also traveled to Honduras as a human rights observer with La Voz de los de Abajo and to El Salvador with CRLN.