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Register for ¡Adelante!: “Polyvictimization as a Risk Factor” and “The Power of Our Story”

Register now for ¡Adelante! A celebration of 40 years of Latin@-led advocacy. From February 15-17, 2023, this free, virtual series brings together hundreds of Latin@ advocates to celebrate, heal, grow, and learn. As part of the event, we’re excited to present “Polyvictimization as a Risk Factor for Commercial Sexual Exploitation/Human Trafficking,” featuring […]

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Register for ¡Adelante!: “Celebrating Latin@ Leadership” and “Healing from our Ancestry”

Register now for ¡Adelante! A celebration of 40 years of Latin@-led advocacy. From February 15-17, 2023, this free, virtual series brings together hundreds of Latin@ advocates to celebrate, heal, grow, and learn.  We’re excited to present “Celebrating Latin@ Leadership through Culturally Responsive Healing Practices,” featuring CEO and Co-Founder of Colectiva Wellness & Healing, […]

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Fact sheet: Final rule on public charge

This fact sheet is intended for immigrant communities, advocates, survivors, and allies. This should help clarify the confusion caused by recent changes to programs associated with public charges. We are providing this fact sheet because Esperanza United believes it is critical that individuals have access to accurate information on what services […]

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BOLETÍN: COVID mis, dis, and mal information

In this Boletin, we provide: Definitions for mis, dis, and mal information Descriptions of how mis, dis, and malinformation impacted Latin@ communities and prevented access to life-saving services during the COVID-19 pandemic Tips for what individuals can do when they come across mis, dis, and malinformation in their networks. From our […]

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Meet the team: Ana Ortega

Meet Ana Ortega, Health and Violence Prevention Coordinator Where are you from?   I was born and raised in South Central Los Angeles (Sur Centro de Los Angeles). My parent’s are from Puebla, Mexico. So I like to say that LA and Puebla are my homes.  Where do you feel most at […]

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¡Adelante! Line Up Announced: Register Now

Register now for ¡Adelante! A virtual celebration of 40 years of Latin@-led advocacy. From February 15-17, 2023, this virtual series brings together hundreds of Latin@ advocates to celebrate, heal, grow, and learn. This year, we’re proud to bring you renowned American writer Sandra Cisneros who will read from 2022’s Woman Without Shame, her first poetry […]

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Call for 2023 Research and Policy Leadership Fellows

Apply now for our 2023 Latina Leadership Fellowship! Esperanza United’s Latina Leadership Fellowship provides training, professional development, and networking opportunities for a cohort of 10 Latina women pursuing careers in research and/or policy advocacy. The purpose of this fellowship is to promote Latin@ leadership and scholarship at the undergraduate and graduate […]

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Latina Equal Pay Day Recap 2022

By: Yasmin Campos-Mendez, MSW and Oliva Garcia, Ph.D December 8 marked the National Day of Action for Latina Equal Pay Day. Esperanza United’s Director of Public Policy Olivia Garcia, Ph.D., and Public Policy Manager Yasmin Campos-Mendez joined Justice for Migrant Women, Poderistas, The Latinx House, MANA, and more, to host a […]

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