Action alert

Result for Action alert

Esperanza United is thrilled to announce that House File 4417 was set over for consideration in the omnibus bill by the Public Safety Finance and Policy Committee in the House of Representatives. HF4417 and its companion Senate File 4258 will create a task force to help Minnesotans better understand the root […]

President Biden nominated Ms. Hidalgo for the Director of the Office of Violence Against Women position in late May 2022.  She currently serves on the White House Gender Policy Council (GPC) as the Senior Advisor on Gender-Based Violence and as Special Assistant to the President. Previously, she was Esperanza United’s Senior […]

Tell your Senator it is time to reauthorize FVPSA! We need urgent action to bring S. 1275 to the floor and for Senators to vote yes on passage. Contact your Senator today. The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) is an essential piece of legislation that survivors rely on for safety and […]

By: Yasmin Campos-Mendez and Montserrat Castro Gómez This week Esperanza United’s Public Policy Manager Yasmin Campos-Mendez and Policy and Advocacy Fellow Montserrat Castro Gómez got to attend a White House ceremony honoring the passing of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (BSCA).  It was on the White House south lawn, hosted by […]

Today, the Supreme Court voted in a 5-4 ruling in favor of allowing the Biden Administration to end the ‘Remain in Mexico’ immigration policy. This cruel policy was ordered under the Trump Administration and required migrants seeking asylum to remain in Mexico until their US immigration court date. The ‘Remain in […]

The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) is an essential piece of legislation that survivors rely on for safety and services. The Senate re-authorization bill, S.1275, introduced by Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and Senator Lisa Murkowski (D-AK), passed out of Committee in July, and it is time to bring the bill to the […]

What passed Join us in celebrating the passage of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2022, signed into law on March 15! This act will strengthen how culturally-specific organizations respond to gender-based violence. Its passage has been a long time coming – we started the reauthorization process way back in […]

“Check out our letter from over 50 national organizations calling on Congress to deliver on five key policies women need to survive and thrive across the country, across communities and experiences, and across our lifespans. Then, add your name to sign on, too!” -United States of Women During the COVID-19 pandemic millions […]

On Wednesday, February 9 at 3:30 PM ET, Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Richard Durbin (D-IL), and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) introduced the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2022. This important bill reflects a bipartisan deal that the government needs to do more to prevent and respond to domestic […]

Join Esperanza United, the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, Angelina Jolie, and Senate sponsors of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization on January 19 for a policy day of action to ask Senators to co-sponsor and pass the bipartisan consensus bill to reauthorize the Violence Against […]