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 […]
For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Esperanza United is excited to share this episode of Conversations over Cafecito with this podcast featuring Promotoras from Violence Intervention Program (VIP). Register now and join us throughout the month of October for Spanish-language webinars highlighting the work of promotor@s and community health workers in uplifting […]
In this edition of Conversations over Cafecito, ethnographer, researcher, and poet Nathalia Hernández Ochoa speaks with Aida Negrón, Bilingual Communications Specialist at Esperanza United. She explains the use of art as a form of activism and healing, arguing that it plays a crucial role in societal change and provides a voice […]
In this interview of “Conversations over Cafecito,” Aida Negrón, Bilingual Communications Specialist at Esperanza United, speaks with Rafael Medina, Director of Media at the Center for American Progress. The conversation focuses on the organization’s policies and strategies regarding gun violence in the Latino community. Rafael expands on the Center for American […]
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. In this installment of Conversations over Cafecito, Aida Negrón, Bilingual Communications Specialist at Esperanza United, conducts an interview with Rocio Lozano, the Director of the Sexual Assault Program at Mujeres Latinas en Acción, to discuss this important topic.
In this third installment of our podcast series, our senior manager of community and capacity building Jose Juan Lara Jr. is joined by his colleagues at Esperanza United: Felix Martinez-Paz, Engaging Men & Boys Prog. Specialist and Pedro Reyna, Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator.
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we are excited to present a new podcast series highlighting the voices of Latino men in the movement to end gender-based violence. We discuss how men came to the movement, what it means to be a Latino male-identifying person to end gender-based violence, and […]
In this video, our staff share one thing they are doing to keep their families healthy this holiday season.
In this conversation our Director of Research and Evaluation, Dr. Lillie Macias, speaks with the University of New Haven’s Director of Community Psychology, Dr. Melissa Whitson, about COVID-19 and its impact on gender-based violence.
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 […]