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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 […]

We’re excited to announce the new co-chairs of our Research advisory council, Dr. Chiara Sabina and Dr. Carmen Alvarez. Dr. Sabina is an associate professor at the School of Social Work at Rutgers University and Senior Consulting Editor for Psychology of Violence. She centers her research on gender-based violence among Latinos […]

Meet Montserrat Castro-Gomez, Public Policy Fellow Where are you from?  I was born and raised in Querétaro, México.  Where do you feel most at home? Driving through the Mexican Federal Highway 57 (Carretera San Luis Potosí – Querétaro), the Atlantic coast of México, and having a meal with either of my […]

Meet Damary Rodriguez, Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator  Where are you from?  I’m originally from New York (Brooklyn) but live in Pennsylvania now. Where do you feel most at home? By the water whether it’s a beach, lake, pool, or river! What inspires you, professionally and personally? Helping survivors heal and […]

By Yasmin Campos-Mendez, Public Policy Manager I attended the SHOWTIME special preview screening of Cusp at the SVA Theater in New York City, on October 27, 2021, hosted by Social Impact Initiatives (Film + TV) director, Locsi Ferrá. The screening was in commemoration of International Day of the Girl, and was […]

In this video, our staff share one thing they are doing to keep their families healthy this holiday season.

Meet Yasmin Campos-Mendez, Public Policy Manager Where are you from?   I am originally from a small town in the central valley of California, called Ivanhoe. Ivanhoe is a very small and rural town, where most of the population is Latin@ and Spanish speaking. Ivanhoe is in Tulare County, California, and […]

Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza) is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by unveiling a new mural inspired by our community. This breathtaking painting was created by a group of Latin@ artists who asked youth, advocates, and community leaders what being a woman and Esperanza United means to them. It now hangs […]

To kick off season two of Conversations Over a Cafecito, we talk to Esperanza United’s CEO, Patti Tototzintle for a special recognition of Women’s History Month. Patti talks about her history with Esperanza United, what she’s learned over her time working in the movement to end violence, and who she looks […]

Formerly Casa de Esperanza, we are now Esperanza United, and to honor our past, we are continuing to refer to our constituent email list as the ‘National Latin@ Network.’ As part of our series highlighting National Latin@ Network members, meet an organization making a difference in the lives of survivors. In […]