Family advocacy

Result for Family advocacy

Abuse happens in every culture, age, race, nationality and socio-economic level. It happens in both heterosexual and LGBT relationships, and among family members. Are you frightened by your partner’s temper? Are you afraid to disagree? Do you have to justify everything you do, every place you go or every person you […]

We asked a number of shelters and organizations that work with survivors of domestic and sexual violence to answer a survey. Among the questions, we asked whether service providers had encountered immigrant survivors who had been apprehended by the police and charged with a crime related to the abuse those victims […]

Language identification flashcard in Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Cambodian, Chamorro, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Hmong, Hungarian, Ilocano, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, Tongan, Ukranian, Urdu, Vietnamese, and Yiddish. 

This document attempts to define the core principles of trauma informed work through a culturally specific analysis. The content of this resource is primarily intended for culturally specific, community-based organizations and seeks to provide practitioners with accessible language to describe the trauma informed/culturally specific overlap of their work. In our experience […]

In this document, Enhancing Access to Safety for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, there is information on how to access to services, immigration-related resources for survivors, individual safety planning, public charge resources, language access, materials for agencies, DHS and ICE resources and memos, and COVID Informational Resources.

In early 2014, Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza) conducted a national assessment of the language accessibility of court systems to survivors of sexual and domestic violence (S/DV), who have limited English proficiency (LEP).  

In this webinar, Miriam Valdovinos,Assistant Professor at the University of Connecticut, will share about the one-on-one interviews she conducted with Latina immigrant women living in Washington State that experienced intimate partner violence (IPV). She investigated how the women’s undocumented immigration status impacted their experiences with help-seeking attempts and behaviors for the […]

In this video, we celebrate the 25 year anniversary of Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza) and learn about our history, mission, and origin. At a time when confronting domestic violence was questioned by society and in the community where it was hidden, courageous women came together to educate their community […]

This webinar will explore security risks of using technology, and the different ways technology is used to stalk, abuse and harass victims and survivors. We will present useful tools for service providers to assess aggression. We will also offer suggestions on how to properly document technology abuse and develop technology abuse […]

The webinar will give an overview of the U visa, and will provide advocates with tools and knowledge on the crime of stalking. This will aid in the identification of the crime and will provide strategies to prove the “substantial physical or emotional abuse” requirement for the U visa. An immigrant […]