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Supporting Latin@ Student Survivor guide

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the second half of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are celebrating our website’s new Knowledge Base, a searchable database of resources that strengthens services for Latin@ survivors. Today we present the Supporting Latin@ Student Survivor guide, a new resource we developed for campus administrators […]

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New website feature: The knowledge base

Domestic Violence Awareness Month has officially started and we’re in the middle of Hispanic Heritage Month. That makes these two weeks particularly important to Esperanza United and our work to mobilize Latin@ communities against gender-based violence. To celebrate the intersection of these awareness months, we are proud to announce the launch of […]

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Dia de los muertos Collection by Luis Fitch

We’re thrilled to see Luis Fitch launch his new Dia de Los Muertos art collection at Target nationwide! An international artist based in Minneapolis, Luis created this bold and colorful art collection to reflect Latin@ culture. What a win for our community. Luis holds a special place in our hearts for […]

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Unveiling Esperanza United’s mural for Hispanic Heritage Month

Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza) is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by unveiling a new mural inspired by our community. This breathtaking painting was created by a group of Latin@ artists who asked youth, advocates, and community leaders what being a woman and Esperanza United means to them. It now hangs […]

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NLN member spotlight: Violence Intervention Program

Formerly Casa de Esperanza, we are now Esperanza United, and to honor our past, we are continuing to refer to our constituent email list as the ‘National Latin@ Network.’ As part of our series highlighting National Latin@ Network members, meet an organization making a difference in the lives of survivors. In […]

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Research and policy roundtable report

As part of our work to mobilize Latin@s to end gender-based violence, Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza) convenes interdisciplinary and diverse groups of researchers, community advocates, attorneys, survivors, psychologists, and policy experts to identify and help address the most pressing issues facing our communities. In 2019, we brought together our […]

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Research and policy roundtable

Gathering researchers and policy makers always makes for lively and inspirational discussion and it was no different for Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network) and our roundtable event earlier this year. Eighteen dedicated experts, eight researchers and ten policymakers all from our Advisory Councils, gathered virtually to share […]

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Latin@s transforming Arizona politics with Dr. Lisa Magaña

In this podcast, as part of our series celebrating our new name, “Esperanza United”, we partner with LatinasRepresent to interview Dr. Lisa Magaña on her most recent book, co-authored with César Silva,  ¡Empoderados!/Empowered! How Latinos Transformed Politics in Arizona.  As a Professor in the School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State […]

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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@ […]

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Latin@ romance literature with Priscilla Oliveras

In this podcast, as part of a series celebrating our new name, “Esperanza United”, our Public Policy and Training Manager, Dr. Olivia Garcia, speaks with Priscilla Oliveras who is a USA Today best-selling author, writing contemporary romance literature with a Latinx flavor. Proud of her Puerto Rican-Mexican heritage, Priscilla strives to […]

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