Latina Voices Against Domestic Violence as Elected Officials

By Esperanza United and Latinas Represent Did you know that approximately one in three Latinas will experience intimate partner violence during their lifetime? It’s a startling statistic that underscores the prevalence of domestic violence in our communities. Now, here’s another statistic that also demands our attention: Latinas, who make up about […]

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New podcast: Hispanic Heritage Month with Dr. Verónica Méndez

In this episode of “Conversations Over Cafecito,” we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Dr. Verónica Méndez, a curator at the Smithsonian Museum of American History. She shares how she ensures that Latin@ perspectives are represented in Smithsonian exhibits, strategies for connecting with the Latin@ community, and special projects she is currently […]

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Empowering Latin@ Leadership: Interview with Patti Tototzintle

In our last blog of our Hispanic/Latin@ Heritage Month series celebrating inspiring Latin@ leaders, we’re proud to highlight the Latina who has helped guide our organization for over 20 years, Patricia (Patti) Tototzintle. About Patti Tototzintle Patti Tototzintle is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Esperanza United. Patti identifies […]

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New podcast featuring Promotoras from Violence Intervention Program (VIP)

For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Esperanza United is excited to share this episode of Conversations over Cafecito with this podcast featuring Promotoras from Violence Intervention Program (VIP). Register now and join us throughout the month of October for Spanish-language webinars highlighting the work of promotor@s and community health workers in uplifting […]

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Empowering Latin@ leadership: Two must-read books for Latin@s

Esperanza United is honoring Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Hispanic Heritage Month by remembering the contributions of Latin@ leaders who have worked to foster healthy communities free from gender-based violence. Through the “Empowering Latin@ Leadership” blog series, we’ve been focusing on various aspects of Latin@ leadership. Now, the question arises: How […]

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