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Action alert: Tell your Senator it is time to reauthorize FVPSA!

The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) is an essential piece of legislation that survivors rely on for safety and services. The Senate re-authorization bill, S.1275, introduced by Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and Senator Lisa Murkowski (D-AK), passed out of Committee in July, and it is time to bring the bill to the […]

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Policy alert: VAWA Reauthorized

What passed Join us in celebrating the passage of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2022, signed into law on March 15! This act will strengthen how culturally-specific organizations respond to gender-based violence. Its passage has been a long time coming – we started the reauthorization process way back in […]

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The 2022 reauthorization of VAWA: Ceremony at the White House

By Yasmin Campos-Mendez, MSW I was honored to attend a special ceremony at the White House on March 16th, the day after President Biden signed into law the Violence Against Women Act of 2022. This passage has been a long time coming as the reauthorization process began in 2016, and the […]

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Network Spotlight: Justice for Migrant Women

As part of our series highlighting our network members, meet an organization making a difference in the lives of survivors. In this conversation we speak with Justice for Migrant Women’s Founder and President, Mónica Ramirez.  What brought you to the work of supporting survivors and sexual violence?   I started my work […]

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New tool release: NO MORE conversation guide

We are proud to partner with NO MORE to launch “Talking Healthy Relationships.” This comprehensive guide provides tips, conversation starters, and more for parents and caregivers to introduce the fundamentals of healthy relationships with their children. Download guide

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International Women’s Day in Latin America

Photo by @diapachecoo By Montserrat Castro Gomez March 8th is International Women’s Day. For some countries, it is a holiday and for others, it is a revolutionary movement. However, no matter what events, protests, celebrations, or conferences are organized around us, we regard March 8th as a day to honor women, […]

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Black History Month: Centering the experiences of Afro-Latinas

As Black History Month concludes, we are reminded that the work to advance gender and racial justice must continue. We invite you to register for our webinar taking place on March 2nd at 3 p.m. E.T, featuring two incredible women: Yvette Modestin, a writer, poet, and activist from Colon, Panama and […]

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Esperanza United proud to become U.S. Soccer 2022 SheBelieves Ambassador

Esperanza United Joins Network of Nonprofit Organizations Working Across Sectors and The Nation To Positively Impact Girls & Women   Minneapolis (Feb. 23, 2022) – Esperanza United has been selected by the U.S. Soccer Federation as a 2022 SheBelieves Ambassador. This special program unites and elevates nonprofit organizations embodying the SheBelieves mission of […]

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