Immigrant rights

A conversation on AfroLatinidad: Centering Blackness

Join us March 10 for a webinar on the lived realities and resilience of the AfroLatina diaspora in the face of violence and current world challenges. Guest speaker Yvette Modestin will share on how to support Black and AfroLatina survivors encountering violence and systemic racism as well as effective responses used […]

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You count: Why the 2020 U.S. census matters

At Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza), we work to mobilize the Latin@ community to build healthy futures. Through our new series, ¡Presente! Empowering Latin@ Communities through Civic Engagement, we’ll highlight simple ways that anyone can take action, make change, and create a future you wish to see. In this episode, […]

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Statement on the death of Vanessa Guillén

The murder of Private First Class Vanessa Guillén is a terrible and preventable tragedy. Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza) condemns the violence against her, the military’s refusal to seriously address sexual harassment and sexual assault in its ranks, and the broader culture that too often treats Latina bodies as expendable. […]

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Stories of fatherhood with Dr. Manuel Xavier Zamarripa

In celebration of Father’s Day we have invited members of our staff and network to reflect on their experiences having or being a father and or a father figure and how that has impacted their work supporting women and girls. In this episode, Dr. Manuel Xavier Zamarripa tells of his journey […]

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Stories of fatherhood with Emiliano Diaz de Leon

In celebration of Father’s Day we have invited members of our staff and network to reflect on their experiences having or being a father and or a father figure and how that has impacted their work supporting women and girls. In this episode, Emiliano Diaz de Leon and his 11 year […]

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