Research and evaluation

Result for Research and evaluation

Emerging research is capturing the complex realities experienced by Latin@ children and youth exposed to domestic violence (DV). This factsheet presents research on the status of Latin@ children and youth in the United States, general facts on the prevalence and consequences of witnessing DV, unique factors that are present for Latin@ […]

More than half (56%) of Latin@s in the U.S know a survivor of domestic violence and one in four (28%) knows a survivor of sexual assault. Of those who knew a survivor, nearly two-thirds (61%) said they intervened and did something for the survivor. Of Latin@s who knew a survivor, the […]

Policy makers, researchers, funders and social service organizations across many sectors have given increasing attention to the issue of human trafficking. Many organizations that work at the intersections of human trafficking and other forms of violence such as domestic violence and sexual assault have worked to combat the issue of human […]

National statistics about the experience of domestic violence among Latina women in the United States represent estimates that may vary by different methods of data collection. Studies have found that Latin@ youth who witness domestic violence are at higher risk for poor health outcomes. Immigrant women ( including Latinas) who are […]

Lake Research Partners designed and administered a telephone survey that was conducted January 27th – February 10th, 2015. The survey reached a total of 800 Latin@s nationwide, ages 18 years and older, including oversamples of 100 recent immigrants (in the last five years) and 100 Latin@s ages 18 to 30 years […]

31 facts about domestic violence in Latina communities. 1 in 3 Latinas have experienced domestic violence in their lifetime. 1 in 12 latinas have experienced domestic violence in the past 12 months. 63% of victimized Latinas experience multiple acts of victimization. 50% of Latinas who experience abuse never report it.

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 episode of Conversations over Cafecito, we meet with Dr. Cathleen D. Cahill, Associate Professor of History at Penn State to discuss her book, Recasting the Vote: How Women of Color Transformed the Suffrage Movement, a collective biography of six suffragists of color–both before and after the ratification of the […]

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 […]

This webinar will address systemic limitations on understanding the state of the field by using a comprehensive approach to identify community-based solutions with Latino men and boys. John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY in collaboration with Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza) conducted a scan of the field to identify […]