Youth

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Esperanza United is hosting an annual conference led by our Fuerza Unida Amig@ youth on February 26th from 9:30AM-3:00PM CT. Our youth leaders chose the theme, Find your Poder, Find your Comunidad and created our conference logo.  We continue to live in a pandemic where the health of our youth participants […]

Talking to your children about sex can help prevent sexual abuse because they will be better equipped to understand setting boundaries and respecting those boundaries in themselves and others. Researchers say that conversations about sexuality also lead to less risky sexual behavior, should teenagers choose to engage in sex. The following […]

Take Action – Health sexuality Talking to your children about sex can help prevent sexual abuse because they will be better equipped to understand setting boundaries and respecting those boundaries in themselves and others. Researchers say that conversations about sexuality also lead to less risky sexual behavior, should teenagers choose to […]

According the A Call to Men, “Healthy, respectful manhood means valuing and respecting women, girls, and LGBQ, Trans, and nonbinary people — and respecting and valuing oneself by striving to live authentically. The practice of healthy manhood is the path out of the ‘Man Box,’ and it is essential to preventing […]

According to The Representation Project, the documentary film, “The Mask You Live In follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity. “Pressured by the media, their peer group, and even the adults in their lives, our protagonists confront messages […]

“Using the metaphor about coaching, we work with coaches and athletes on issues about masculinity, healthy masculinities, and social norms to prevent dating violence.”  —Brian O’Connor, Director, Public Education Campaigns & Programs, Futures Without Violence Coaching Boys into Men is an evidence-based violence prevention program that engages athletic coaches with their […]

“When you do something well, you should share with the world.” —Promundo Program H aims to transform social norms, attitudes and beliefs that are harmful for men’s health and to promote healthy forms of masculinity. Designed as a group education curriculum to engage young men from urban or rural backgrounds, Program […]

The Men’s Story Project  The Men’s Story Project (MSP) promotes healthy masculinity and prevention of gender violence.  The program consists of the development of public presentations in which men analyze social norms around masculinity and gender relations through candid stories about their life experiences. The stories cover issues such as paternity, […]

“This is not a program, it is an approach, it is a commitment to a way of life.” —Jerry Tello Based in a profound understanding and respect of the Latin@ culture, National Compadres Network  aims to teach Latino men about their positive values, beliefs, traditions, and history by connecting them with  […]

Fuerza Unida is a community engagement process developed by Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza). This manual will give you both the philosophy and the “nuts and bolts” to implement a similar process in your community.