Poetry, Reflections and Articles by Jordan Vilchez

Jordan Vilchez became a member of Peoples Temple as a teenager when her family joined. She was in Georgetown, Guyana on November 18, 1978, but her sisters and nephews died in Jonestown. She was on the Planning Commission and is familiar with many inner workings of the organization. She can be reached at jordanvilchez@gmail.com.

Remembering My Mother (2016) NEW

Honoring Sherwin Harris (2016) NEW

A Trip I Thought I Would Never Take (2015)

Threads of Legacy: The Continual Integration and Sharing of the Temple Experience (2013)

My Sister Cynnie (2012)

The Book That Wasn’t (2012)

To All Who Died in Jonestown (2011)

Remembering Liane (2011)

Human Journey (2010)

Sharing the PT Story (2010)

Returning to Jonestown (2009)

Sweet (2009)

The Strength to Ask Questions (2008)

For Sherwin (2008)

Insight and Compassion: Vestiges of Peoples Temple (2007)

In addition to writing the articles above, Jordan Vilchez appeared as a speaker during the Griot Institute of African Studies lecture series entitled Jonestown: 35 Years Later at Bucknell University; her presentation appears on this page (scroll down the videos).

Last modified on October 26th, 2016.
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