Esperanza United is proud to announce our 2023 Latina Leader Fellows

We’re proud to announce our 2023 Latina Leader Fellows! After a successful pilot program last year, we are continuing the fellowship program, which provides training, professional development, and networking opportunities for Latina women pursuing careers in research and/or policy advocacy. This year, we’re matching ten mentors with ten paid fellows -details […]

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Mother’s Day: Why we need the Latina voice in healthcare systems

By Laura Villarreal During the month of May, Esperanza United honors mothers and maternal figures who help keep their families strong. We know from our work how much energy Latin@ moms and mother figures put towards supporting their families. Some survivors do this all while they are experiencing abuse, which, when […]

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New podcast: Impact of gun violence on Latin@ mothers

May brings the celebration of Mother’s Day. In this installment of Conversations over Cafecito, Aida Negrón, Bilingual Communications Specialist at Esperanza United, conducts an interview with Xochitl Oseguera, vice president of Mamás con Poder, to talk about the impact of gun violence on Latino mothers and how this connects to gender-based […]

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Nearly $12 mil goes to Latin@ specific domestic or sexual assault services

Esperanza United, with support from Mujeres Latinas en Acción, Announces Nearly $12 Million in Historic Funds to go to Hispanic and Latin@ Culturally Specific Community-Based Organizations Providing Domestic or Sexual Assault Services  Esperanza United to distribute the funds, which come from the federal 2021 Family Violence Prevention & Services Act (FVPSA) and […]

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