Research and evaluation

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Latin@s make up 23% of youth under the age of 18 in the U.S., and in some states, including California and New Mexico, Latin@ youth make up the largest ethnic group. While Latin@ youth demonstrate much strength, they are at higher risk for poorer social, educational, economic, and health outcomes. There […]

Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network) adds our voices to the call for attention to Black Latin@ experiences of gender-based violence. As advocates, researchers, and practitioners, we acknowledge the need for linguistic, culturally and racially inclusive gender-based violence services in the Latin@ community and recommend approaches for building […]

In this short video by Our Lives News, our Director of Research and Evaluation and University of New Haven professor, Dr. Lillie Macias, speaks about where the term gaslighting came from and how it is a form of domestic violence. Read the full article or visit loveisrespect.org for more resources on […]

In this conversation our Director of Research and Evaluation, Dr. Lillie Macias, speaks with the University of New Haven’s Director of Community Psychology, Dr. Melissa Whitson, about COVID-19 and its impact on gender-based violence. 

In 2020, Safe Havens and Esperanza United partnered to conduct two Listening Circles with Latin@1 faith leaders and community members about faith and intimate partner violence (IPV), which is also called domestic violence (DV). The reason for the Listening Circles was to provide a forum to talk about the strengths and […]

Individuals who are limited English proficient (LEP) are those for whom English is not their primary language and they have a limited ability to read, write, speak, or understand English. Immigrants to the United States come from many language backgrounds and while some speak English very well, approximately half of the […]

There are many myths about domestic violence that perpetuate a distorted view about its nature and causes. This list is a starting point; we hope that it will prompt you to examine your beliefs and provide you with helpful information.  

Share your work We know that the work that you do is great and deserves to be recognized. For that reason, we created this section to invite you to share with others across the country.  Please share your experience, the lessons that you have learned, or share any other information related […]

Ask an expert This section is designed for those interested in getting an answer(s) to their questions related to general or specific aspects of program evaluation. Our workgroup, which consists of a group of evaluators and community-based practitioners, will work together to respond to your questions. Workgroup members

Resources We developed this final section as an additional resource for your work. Here you will find a series of tables that include links to websites, documents, webinars, and other tools that you might find helpful in expanding your knowledge around program evaluation. Resources designed for domestic and/or sexual organizations This […]