Nonprofits and lobbying

Nonprofit organizations, designated as a 501(c)(3), are able to do some “lobbying” as defined by the IRS, and there are many activities that are actually designated as advocacy which are permissible for nonprofit organizations. Nonprofits are prohibited from any political activity which includes intervention in a political campaign to endorse or […]

A Conversation With Dr. Cathleen Cahill In Honor Of Women’s History Month

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 […]

A free flowing conversation on Afro Latinidad

Join us for a conversation on why the term Afro Latina was created and what it’s responding to. We explore how this term has developed and what the current narrative looks like for those who center their Blackness. Esperanza United · A Free Flowing Conversation on Afro Latinidad

Latin@ research: Dr. Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz on intimate partner violence in transgender communities

We’re launching a new podcast series highlighting Latin@ Research leaders and community-centered practices. For this first episode in the series, we’ll get to know Dr. Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz who published the first scholarly book offering a groundbreaking examination of Intimate Partner Violence in the lives of transgender people entitled, Transgressed: Intimate Partner […]

Celebrating mothers and maternal figures

Depending on what Latin American country you come from, Mother’s Day may have landed on May 10, May 12, or May 13 this year. Or some Latin American countries don’t celebrate in May at all – they celebrate in various months in the fall and winter. At Esperanza United’s National Latin@ […]