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Meet Beverly Martinez, Youth Advocate Where are you from?  I was born in Puebla, Mx and have been in Minnesota since the age of 3. Where do you feel most at home?  I feel most at home anywhere when I’m surrounded by my family. What inspires you, professionally and personally? I’m […]

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 […]

By Yasmin Campos-Mendez, MSW I was honored to attend a special ceremony at the White House on March 16th, the day after President Biden signed into law the Violence Against Women Act of 2022. This passage has been a long time coming as the reauthorization process began in 2016, and the […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and we’re excited to share a new installment of our podcast featuring Felix Martinez-Paz, our Mens & Boys Engagement Manager, and Pheng Thao, Statewide Coordinator at Minnesota Men and Masculine Folk Network, about the role of men and masculine folk in preventing human trafficking and […]

Engage the community  Complete the Organizational capacity assessment one section at a time by following the links below or using the navigation above. 7. Community engagement   Assess your organizational capacity by looking at your Community engagement 8. Volunteers   Assess your organizational capacity by looking at your Volunteers 9. Fundraising Development […]

Your people Complete the Organizational capacity assessment one section at a time by following the links below or using the navigation above. 4. Board   Assess your organizational capacity by looking at your Board  5. Employee recruitment, benefits, and retention   Assess your organizational capacity by looking at your Employee recruitment, benefits, […]