Esperanza United departments

Women’s History Month special with Patti Tototzintle

To kick off season two of Conversations Over a Cafecito, we talk to Esperanza United’s CEO, Patti Tototzintle for a special recognition of Women’s History Month. Patti talks about her history with Esperanza United, what she’s learned over her time working in the movement to end violence, and who she looks […]

We’re celebrating 25 years

In this video, we celebrate the 25 year anniversary of Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza) and learn about our history, mission, and origin. At a time when confronting domestic violence was questioned by society and in the community where it was hidden, courageous women came together to educate their community […]

La violencia doméstica y la tecnología

This webinar will explore security risks of using technology, and the different ways technology is used to stalk, abuse and harass victims and survivors. We will present useful tools for service providers to assess aggression. We will also offer suggestions on how to properly document technology abuse and develop technology abuse […]

Te invito campaign – PSA 1

Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza) created the national Te Invito campaign, whose purpose is to engage men and boys in the fight against domestic violence. This campaign aims to elevate the voices of Latino men who reject violence and work to model and promote healthy relationships. 

Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza) – Mission advocacy award 2019

The Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (MCN) has selected four Minnesota nonprofits that have made outstanding contributions to our state’s high quality of life as recipients of 2019 Nonprofit Mission Awards. Presented each year since 1987, the Nonprofit Mission Awards recognize and honor the contributions of Minnesota nonprofits in the areas of […]

Using technology for culturally responsive interventions

This presentation will discuss the importance of culturally responsive interventions and considerations for using technology when working with Latin@ communities. More specifically, it will review the development of Culturaciόn: Cultura y Relaciones Intimás (Culturaciόn) an application created by a community -university-partnership approach between Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza) and Duke […]

A Chicanx approach to mental health: Constructing wellness part I

Chicanx have a long history of contributions to the field of psychology and mental health. From their ancestral knowledge of healing, to the publication of “Chicano Psychology” in 1977, the Chicanx perspective is enhancing health research and practices. This webinar will cover foundational concepts of “Browning”counseling, describe how individualistic approaches to […]

Policy boletín

This document reviews VOCA, VAWA and FVPSA and how culturally specific programs can access these federal resources to enhance services for survivors. You can also view a webinar on this information below.