Latin@

Promotora Spotlight: Arlen Caro of Campesinos Sin Fronteras

Healthcare plays an important role in supporting survivors of gender-based violence and in Latin@ communities, that often means promotoras (or “community health workers”). They can be volunteers or professionals but their mission is the same – to help the community improve their health. And they were particularly important during the first […]

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Call for 2024 Research and Policy Leadership Fellows

UPDATE: We have extended the deadline. Applications are now at 11:59 EST on February 18, 2024. Esperanza United’s Research and Policy Latin@ Leadership Fellowship provides training, professional development, and networking opportunities for Latina women pursuing research and policy advocacy careers. The purpose of this fellowship is to promote Latin@ leadership and […]

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New podcast on human trafficking services

Join us this January on our podcast, Conversations Over Cafecito, as we talk about Human Trafficking Awareness Month. In a conversation with Estefany Lázaro, from Esperanza United, we will explore the significance of preventing and addressing each type of human trafficking. Through an enlightening dialogue, we aim to emphasize that human […]

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Webinar: Mobile health units in Latin@ communities

In this webinar, we discuss the history of mobile health units (MHUs) in Latine communities and how this work continues to bridge the gap in healthcare for Latine communities. Sherol Hernandez from Vecinos Inc. (North Carolina) and Dr. Linda Laras from Centro Salud y Justicia de Puerto Rico discuss the positive […]

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WomensLaw’s Resources for Stalking Victims

January is National Stalking Awareness Month, an annual call to action to recognize and respond to this dangerous victimization. This month, we want to highlight WomensLaw’s resources for victims and survivors of stalking. On WomensLaw.org, you can find plain-language information, in English and Spanish, on: Stalking and cyberstalking Assessing lethality risks […]

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Support the supporters, Invest in Latin@ survivors

Happy New Year! Let’s start 2024 off right by supporting Latin@ survivors – our sisters, friends, neighbors, coworkers, and family members. At Esperanza United, we do that by investing in hope, building and maintaining physical structures like our emergency shelter El Refugio, and less tangible ones like our network of Latin@ […]

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Support the supporters: stand with Latin@ survivors

As 2023 winds down, we ask that you remember Esperanza United in your charitable giving. Ours is an organization of hope, of families reunited, of simple interventions that make a big difference, of stronger communities, of Latin@ leadership. Please give. Your donation invests in our vision of a world free from gender-based […]

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New podcast: Esperanza United’s Proyecto Navidad

As we approach the holiday season, Esperanza United’s Proyecto Navidad reminds us of the joy of giving. In this episode of Conversations Over Cafecito, we talk with Sarahi Mateo, Beth Baynes, and Nallely Castro about our annual Christmas project. From its humble beginnings to its profound impact on the community, Proyecto […]

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Support the supporter, build community around Latin@ survivors

You’re in a new country without your son. You don’t speak the language and your partner is trying to control your every move – how you feel, what you spend, how you think. That’s the position Yeni found herself in before eventually calling the police and Esperanza United. She wanted something different and through our […]

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