Don White was the director of CISPES (Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador) and for many years active in the local Salvadoran community. Recently Don White contributed to the LA Indymedia front page with a report from a local demonstration: Militants, Loud Demo Causes "Change of Route" for Salvador's Right-wing President
Don was also active with KPFK, the local Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, and the Office Of the Americas
Most recently Don had been part of weekly vigils in support of the people of Haiti: A Weekly Vigil is Launched for Haiti and Kidnapped Human Rights Activist
Public memorial services have not been arranged as of yet but it is anticipated that services will be held sometime in the coming days.