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Photo by @diapachecoo By Montserrat Castro Gomez March 8th is International Women’s Day. For some countries, it is a holiday and for others, it is a revolutionary movement. However, no matter what events, protests, celebrations, or conferences are organized around us, we regard March 8th as a day to honor women, […]

Meet Pedro A. Reyna, Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator  Where are you from?  Brownsville, TX  Where do you feel most at home?  I am never more at home than when I can sit and hug those close to me and my dogs.  What inspires you, professionally and personally? I would say […]

As Black History Month concludes, we are reminded that the work to advance gender and racial justice must continue. We invite you to register for our webinar taking place on March 2nd at 3 p.m. E.T, featuring two incredible women: Yvette Modestin, a writer, poet, and activist from Colon, Panama and […]

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and we’re excited to share this podcast by Esperanza United’s youth leaders about the challenges and successes of working with youth throughout the pandemic.

We are proud to take part in the creation of this toolkit which provides recommendations to advance the economic justice of survivors. This toolkit was created by the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)’s Economic Justice and Domestic Violence Advisory Council, which includes Esperanza United, the Asian Pacific Institute on […]

Esperanza United is hosting an annual conference led by our Fuerza Unida Amig@ youth on February 26th from 9:30AM-3:00PM CT. Our youth leaders chose the theme, Find your Poder, Find your Comunidad and created our conference logo.  We continue to live in a pandemic where the health of our youth participants […]

Meet Cynthia J. Zapata, Project Manager (they/them/she) Where are you from?  I was raised in Minnesota in the south metro and have lived in the Twin Cities for the last 6 years. Where do you feel most at home?  I feel most at home by a river or a lake. I […]

It’s National Stalking Awareness Month and we’ve put together a resource collection of tools for the community.  Learn A 2021 Pew Research Center study found that, “Black, Hispanic targets of online harassment are more likely than  their White counterparts to say they’ve been harassed online because of their race, ethnicity” This […]

By: Montserrat Castro Gómez, Policy and Advocacy Fellow Last Tuesday, January 18th, at 7pm EST, the National Organization for Women (NOW) hosted a panel titled Justice at our border: Addressing the barriers faced by undocumented women. This panel was the second in a series of an ongoing campaign launched by NOW […]

Meet Angelina Cotler, Bilingual Communications Manager Where are you from?   I was born in Lima, Peru.  Where do you feel most at home?  Any city that has an ocean view What inspires you, professionally and personally?  Professionally, I am inspired to contribute in some way to understanding the reality of Latin […]