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Empowering Latin@ Leadership: Interview with Dr. Irasema Coronado.

For Hispanic/Latin@ Heritage Month, Esperanza United is celebrating Latin@ leaders who have made their mark in the field of gender-based violence. In this blog, we are highlighting an inspiring leader, Dr. Irasema Coronado. Dr. Irasema Coronado is the director and professor of the School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State University […]

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Empowering Latin@ leadership to end gender-based violence blog series

For Hispanic/Latin@ Heritage Month, Esperanza United is celebrating and recognizing the remarkable contributions and influence of Latin@ leaders who have and continue to build and support healthy communities free from gender-based violence. From now until October 15, our “Empowering Latin@ leadership” blog series will focus on Latin@ leadership, highlighting the experiences […]

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Help create data on our Latina community

Hello community service providers! We’re happy to share our survey to inform domestic violence hotlines on how they can best serve Latino communities! We’re inviting Latin@s, especially those who identify as LGBTQ, Afro, and/or Indigenous, to join us by filling out the survey. It’s easy – just print and share this poster to encourage more people to […]

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New podcast: Art as activism

Ochoa In this edition of Conversations over Cafecito, ethnographer, researcher, and poet Nathalia Hernández Ochoa speaks with Aida Negrón, Bilingual Communications Specialist at Esperanza United. She explains the use of art as a form of activism and healing, arguing that it plays a crucial role in societal change and provides a […]

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Resilience and Strength: Navigating Mental Health as a Latina

Latina individuals are not all the same – we have diverse experiences. It’s not just about our ethnicity but also about a bunch of other things like race, religion, etc. Each of these factors can affect our mental health in different ways. It’s not a one-size-fits-all situation, and we need to […]

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10 Reasons to Bookmark WomensLaw.org

There are lots of reason to bookmark WomensLaw.org but they all boil down to the fact that knowledge is power. On our site, you can learn about the custody, divorce, and housing laws in your state, and more. When you know the laws, you can make informed decisions and take the […]

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Cuidándonos juntos: Wellbeing in Latin@ communities

Understanding the importance of wellbeing This summer, let’s actively prioritize our wellbeing – we’re worth it! Self-care is important, bringing awareness to the bodies that allow us to work, play, and spend time with friends and family. We can start with free activities like taking walks after dinner or going to […]

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New podcast: Strategies for preventing gun violence

In this interview of “Conversations over Cafecito,” Aida Negrón, Bilingual Communications Specialist at Esperanza United, speaks with Rafael Medina, Director of Media at the Center for American Progress. The conversation focuses on the organization’s policies and strategies regarding gun violence in the Latino community. Rafael expands on the Center for American […]

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