Janet Shenk

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Janet Shenk In 2011, Janet Shenk is a program officer at the Panta Rhea Foundation, overseeing grantmaking on issues of corporate accountability. She also serves on the board of the ARCA Foundation.

From 2005: "Janet Shenk was Deputy Director of Wal-Mart Watch, a new campaign to challenge the business practices of America's largest company. She previously served as a Special Assistant to John Sweeney, President of the AFL-CIO. Janet was Executive Director of the Arca Foundation for nine years, a private foundation with grantmaking programs in human rights and economic justice. She lived in Quito, Ecuador for five years and worked for a decade in New York at the North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA), an organization founded in 1965 to examine U.S. policy toward Latin America. Janet also served as a Senior Editor at Mother Jones magazine in the late 1980s, while continuing to cover the ongoing war in El Salvador for MJ and other publications. She is co-author, with Robert Armstrong, of El Salvador: The Face of Revolution. She lives with her husband and daughter in Washington, D.C." [1]


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  1. Janet Shenk, Cached PAge, accessed April 21, 2010.
  2. Demos (US) Trustees, organizational web page, accessed January 4, 2014.