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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 […]

The Build Back Better Act passed 220 -213 in the House today and we’re thanking Speaker Nancy Pelosi and all Members of the House who advocated and voted to pass this bill. This close vote represents a major step forward for protecting Latin@ immigrant survivors and improving the lives of all […]

The Family Violence Prevention and Services Improvement Act (FVPSA, H.R. 2119), passed in the House on Tuesday October 26th and we’re thanking everyone who voted yes on the passage of this legislation. Now we ask the Senate to pass the companion bill (S. 1275) to better serve Latin@ survivors. The Family […]

Now is the time to contact your Member of Congress and let them know you support FVPSA Reauthorization (H.R. 2119) and want them to support it too. OnThursday, October 21st, the House will vote on H.R. 2119. If passed, this bill will increase the appropriations level to $253 million from $175 […]