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Supporting Latin@ Student Survivor guide

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the second half of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are celebrating our website’s new Knowledge Base, a searchable database of resources that strengthens services for Latin@ survivors. Today we present the Supporting Latin@ Student Survivor guide, a new resource we developed for campus administrators […]

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Latin@s transforming Arizona politics with Dr. Lisa Magaña

In this podcast, as part of our series celebrating our new name, “Esperanza United”, we partner with LatinasRepresent to interview Dr. Lisa Magaña on her most recent book, co-authored with César Silva,  ¡Empoderados!/Empowered! How Latinos Transformed Politics in Arizona.  As a Professor in the School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State […]

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Latin@ romance literature with Priscilla Oliveras

In this podcast, as part of a series celebrating our new name, “Esperanza United”, our Public Policy and Training Manager, Dr. Olivia Garcia, speaks with Priscilla Oliveras who is a USA Today best-selling author, writing contemporary romance literature with a Latinx flavor. Proud of her Puerto Rican-Mexican heritage, Priscilla strives to […]

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Shelter services at Esperanza United with Irene Ochoa

In this podcast, as part of a series celebrating our new name, “Esperanza United”, our Co-director of Family Advocacy and Community Engagement, Rosario de la Torre, speaks with our Senior Family Advocate, Irene Ochoa. Doña Irene has helped Latina survivors in Minnesota for nearly 35 years, and is admired among Esperanza […]

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The history of Esperanza United with Elsa Vega Perez

We’re celebrating! Formerly Casa de Esperanza, we are now Esperanza United and in honor of this change, we’re kicking off a podcast series looking at where we’ve been and where we’re going.  Nearly forty years ago, a group of persevering Latinas gathered in St. Paul, MN, to advocate for Latinas experiencing […]

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Latin@ research: A conversation with Dr. Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz on Intimate Partner Violence in transgender lives

We’re launching a new podcast series highlighting Latin@ Research leaders and community-centered practices. For this first episode in the series, we’ll get to know Dr. Xavier Guadalupe-Diaz who published the first scholarly book offering a groundbreaking examination of Intimate Partner Violence in the lives of transgender people entitled, Transgressed: Intimate Partner […]

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