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Native American Heritage Month resource collection

It’s Native American Heritage Month and we’ve put together a resource collection of tools for the community to conclude the month. Learn Learn what native land you’re on with Native-Land.ca’s interactive map. Read our Call to action for culturally specific services for Indigenous Latin@s  Take Action Support Indigenous artists like Navajo […]

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Giving Tuesday 2022

Dear friends, This year we have much to be proud of, we are so grateful for connection, community and collective hope. Our Family Advocacy program worked with over 1,000 individuals from 286 households and responded to 1,220 crisis calls through our 24-7 bilingual crisis line. We also provided emergency shelter to […]

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New deadline and application link for Hispanic and Latin@ culturally specific domestic violence (DV) or sexual assault (SA) services grant

Esperanza United and Mujeres Latinas en Acción are pleased to share the new deadline and application link (housed on the Coalition Manager website) for the Hispanic and Latin@ culturally specific DV or SA services grant: Applications are now due December 16, 2022.    As you may remember, we are awarding nearly $12 million […]

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Meet the team: Aida Negrón

Meet Aida Negrón, Bilingual Communications Coordinator Where are you from?     I was born and raised in a small town, Utuado, in Puerto Rico. Where do you feel most at home?  Any place where there are loved ones and where we could share good (and not so good) times. What inspires […]

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Keep Latin@ survivors in mind when you vote on November 8

Survivors of gender-based violence are not seen as a voting bloc by policymakers. However,  there are so many decisions that are made by non-survivors that end up preventing access to resources and life-saving services. This is not okay and survivors have an opportunity to make their voices heard during the midterm […]

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Remembering survivors and loved ones on Dia de los Muertos

By Zeenyace Flores Dia de los Muertos has a special meaning this year in Minnesota: with COVID-19 disproportionately affecting the Latin@ community, the killing of George Floyd still fresh in people’s memories, the murder of a young Latina women, Yadhira Romero Martines, bringing light to el feminicidio, and growing violence in […]

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