Research and evaluation

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Hello community service providers! We’re happy to share our survey to inform domestic violence hotlines on how they can best serve Latino communities! We’re inviting Latin@s, especially those who identify as LGBTQ, Afro, and/or Indigenous, to join us by filling out the survey. It’s easy – just print and share this poster to encourage more people to […]

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 […]

In this installment of Conversations over Cafecito, our Research Assistant Julia LeFrancois speaks with Raquel, Elena, and Yvonne, three high school researchers from the Breck School Advanced Math Research Program about teen dating violence.

Application deadline extended to February 17th Apply now for our 2023 Latina Leadership Fellowship! The deadline to apply is now February 17th. Esperanza United’s Latina Leadership Fellowship provides training, professional development, and networking opportunities for a cohort of 10 Latina women pursuing careers in research and/or policy advocacy. The purpose of […]

November 13-19 is Transgender Awareness Week. Trans Latin@s are a fundamental part of our community and with so many LGBTQ folks under attack, this is a particularly important week where we take action to open space for Trans stories and advocate for survivors of domestic violence. The stakes couldn’t be higher […]

Yesterday we celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day. Hopefully, if you are Indigenous, you had some time to rest and recharge. If you are not, we hope you took some time to learn about the Indigenous people whose land you’re on and who continue to build vibrant communities across the globe. Now that […]

Elder abuse is any action that causes harm or distress to an older person. Elder abuse occurs within the context of trusting familial or care-taking relationships and can include neglect as well as threats or the actual use of physical, sexual, emotional, verbal, psychological, or financial abuse.

Teen dating violence (TDV) refers to intimate partner violence that occurs between two youth in a dating or romantic relationship. Like intimate partner violence in adult relationships, TDV can include physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence, and stalking. TDV is recognized as a major public health concern that impacts adolescents from all […]

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 […]

Given the many challenges and structural inequities Latin@ communities have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, what have been sources of strength and hope for Latin@ survivors?  This summer, researchers from Esperanza United and The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health worked with survivors to learn about what has […]