Black History Month: Centering the experiences of Afro-Latinas

As Black History Month concludes, we are reminded that the work to advance gender and racial justice must continue. We invite you to register for our webinar taking place on March 2nd at 3 p.m. E.T, featuring two incredible women: Yvette Modestin, a writer, poet, and activist from Colon, Panama and […]

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Esperanza United proud to become U.S. Soccer 2022 SheBelieves Ambassador

Esperanza United Joins Network of Nonprofit Organizations Working Across Sectors and The Nation To Positively Impact Girls & Women   Minneapolis (Feb. 23, 2022) – Esperanza United has been selected by the U.S. Soccer Federation as a 2022 SheBelieves Ambassador. This special program unites and elevates nonprofit organizations embodying the SheBelieves mission of […]

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Meet the team: Daisy Hernandez

Meet Daisy Hernandez, Youth Coordinator Where are you from?  I was born in Austin, Minnesota but I am the proud daughter of Mexican immigrants from the states of Tamaulipas and Hidalgo.  Where do you feel most at home?  Having a meal with my loved ones.  What inspires you, professionally and personally? […]

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Meet the team: Cynthia Zapata (CJ)

Meet Cynthia J. Zapata, Project Manager (they/them/she) Where are you from?  I was raised in Minnesota in the south metro and have lived in the Twin Cities for the last 6 years. Where do you feel most at home?  I feel most at home by a river or a lake. I […]

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