Training and technical assistance

Result for Training and technical assistance

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 […]

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) and Esperanza United are proud to share that we’re hiring two bilingual legal staff positions for the REACH (Reimagining Enhanced Access and Capacity of the Hotline) Project: a Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Attorney Manager and a TTA Legal Coordinator. The TTA Attorney Manager leads TTA […]

The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)’s WomensLaw project and Esperanza United are partnering on the Reimagining Enhanced Access and Capacity of the Hotline (REACH) Project. Together, we are enhancing and expanding the capacity of the WomensLaw Email Hotline, which provides free, confidential legal information and support in both English […]

By Laura Villarreal During the month of May, Esperanza United honors mothers and maternal figures who help keep their families strong. We know from our work how much energy Latin@ moms and mother figures put towards supporting their families. Some survivors do this all while they are experiencing abuse, which, when […]

Esperanza United, with support from Mujeres Latinas en Acción, Announces Nearly $12 Million in Historic Funds to go to Hispanic and Latin@ Culturally Specific Community-Based Organizations Providing Domestic or Sexual Assault Services  Esperanza United to distribute the funds, which come from the federal 2021 Family Violence Prevention & Services Act (FVPSA) and […]

April is National Minority Health Month.With support from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Esperanza United strives to improve health outcomes for Latin@ patients and survivors of gender-based violence by providing training and technical assistance (TTA)  and uplifting positive and innovative work within our community.  Our work increases the […]

On April 5, Esperanza United hosted a discussion about recognizing the importance of race in our community, “Why Counting AfroLatin@s Matters,” convening community leaders and academics who have dedicated their activism, careers and research to racial justice and the inclusion of Blackness in the Latin@ community. As a national Latin@ organization […]

Community providers have been integral to individuals’ health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Latin@ individuals face unique situations when reporting intimate partner violence (IPV) and navigating healthcare systems due disparities in language access and identification in healthcare systems (Robinson et al., 2021). Community providers are bridges to increasing access to […]

Latin@ leaders across the country helped their communities mitigate the effects of COVID-19 through innovative approaches. On December 7, 2022, Esperanza United had the honor of hearing from three such leaders: Rosa Guerra of Campesinos Sin Fronteras in Arizona, Elsabel Rincón of The Welcome Immigrant Network in Massachusetts, and Luz Zagal […]