podcast

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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No More: A Global Initiative with Pamela Zaballa

In this podcast, as part of a series celebrating our new name, “Esperanza United”, Cristina Escobar, our Director of Communications and Marketing, speaks with the Global Executive Director of NO MORE, Pamela Zaballa. Pamela is a global leader in the domestic and sexual violence space, with a special interest in the […]

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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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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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Conversations Over Cafecito: Stories of Motherhood and Fatherhood

From our podcast, Conversations Over Cafecito, we bring you a collection of stories focusing on motherhood and fatherhood- the good, the challenging, and those that fall in between. Our staff and network will share moments of struggle, sadness, joy, and hope, which some may find difficult to hear. To listen to […]

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