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The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) and Esperanza United are proud to share that we’re hiring two bilingual legal staff positions for the REACH (Reimagining Enhanced Access and Capacity of the Hotline) Project: a Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Attorney Manager and a TTA Legal Coordinator. The TTA Attorney Manager leads TTA […]
The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)’s WomensLaw project and Esperanza United are partnering on the Reimagining Enhanced Access and Capacity of the Hotline (REACH) Project. Together, we are enhancing and expanding the capacity of the WomensLaw Email Hotline, which provides free, confidential legal information and support in both English […]
The diverse range of Black and Latin@ communities includes individuals with every skin tone. This Juneteenth, it is crucial for all of us to pause and reflect upon the history of slavery in the United States and Latin America, recognizing its ongoing impact on our lives.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
April is National Minority Health Month.With support from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Esperanza United strives to improve health outcomes for Latin@ patients and survivors of gender-based violence by providing training and technical assistance (TTA) and uplifting positive and innovative work within our community. Our work increases the […]
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. In this installment of Conversations over Cafecito, Aida Negrón, Bilingual Communications Specialist at Esperanza United, conducts an interview with Rocio Lozano, the Director of the Sexual Assault Program at Mujeres Latinas en Acción, to discuss this important topic.
On April 5, Esperanza United hosted a discussion about recognizing the importance of race in our community, “Why Counting AfroLatin@s Matters,” convening community leaders and academics who have dedicated their activism, careers and research to racial justice and the inclusion of Blackness in the Latin@ community. As a national Latin@ organization […]