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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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Latino men in the movement to end gender-based violence

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we are excited to present a new podcast series highlighting the voices of Latino men in the movement to end gender-based violence. We discuss how men came to the movement, what it means to be a Latino male-identifying person to end gender-based violence, and […]

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Meet the team: Patricia Emmanuelli

Meet Patricia Emmanuelli, Health and violence prevention specialist Where are you from?  I am from Humacao, Puerto Rico. Where do you feel most at home? After moving to Florida 5 years ago, I thought that being in Puerto Rico would make me feel most at home. But after visiting a few […]

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