Training and technical assistance

Result for Training and technical assistance

Faith and religion play a significant role within Latin@ communities, influencing our values, traditions, and decision-making processes. Among Latin@s in the United States, 92% report that religion holds some level of importance in their lives. Cultural beliefs and religious teachings often play a significant role in shaping individuals’ perceptions and responses to […]

In this Estamos Aquí / Peer to Peer session, Mentoring and Connection: Owning your Skillset, Esperanza United staff bring back the “Owning Your Skill Set” workshop for advocates. During this session advocates will develop an elevator speech that confidently highlights their skillset. The first part will help advocates understand their skill […]

By Paula Gomez-Stordy I was humbled to receive the Massachusetts Women of Color Network Founders Award, for creating the Massachusetts Women of Color Network alongside five other women of color (WOC) leaders from Massachusetts. It sits on my desk as a reminder of what has been done and the work ahead […]

In this Estamos Aquí / Peer to Peer:  Managing up and across nonprofit management session, we  learn how to strategically manage up and across as we explore our own leadership in the nonprofit sector. Join Esperanza United and Jocelyne Cardona, M.A.  as we discuss management skills across teams and nonprofit organizations […]

Healthcare plays an important role in supporting survivors of gender-based violence and in Latin@ communities, that often means promotoras (or “community health workers”). They can be volunteers or professionals but their mission is the same – to help the community improve their health. And they were particularly important during the first […]

In this webinar, we discuss the history of mobile health units (MHUs) in Latine communities and how this work continues to bridge the gap in healthcare for Latine communities. Sherol Hernandez from Vecinos Inc. (North Carolina) and Dr. Linda Laras from Centro Salud y Justicia de Puerto Rico discuss the positive […]

Children who witness domestic violence are as likely to be negatively impacted as children who are direct targets of the violence. Experiencing and witnessing abuse impacts children’s cognitive, emotional, and overall health. For a child, it is scary and confusing when a parent harms the other parent. It is scary because […]

Community advocates are leaders who provide direct and indirect services and care to the health and well-being of people in their community. They assist survivors as they manage through systems that intersect with their overall health. Advocates can take action to significantly improve the health and well-being of Latin@ survivors of […]

Access to Indigenous languages Changes in demographics in the last few years have shown an increasing number of Indigenous peoples of Latin America arriving at the border and asking for asylum. Although Census data shows increases as well, there are big levels of underreporting due to many factors including the way […]

In this interview of “Conversations over Cafecito,” Aida Negrón, Bilingual Communications Specialist at Esperanza United, speaks with Rafael Medina, Director of Media at the Center for American Progress. The conversation focuses on the organization’s policies and strategies regarding gun violence in the Latino community. Rafael expands on the Center for American […]