Podcasts

New podcast about Women’s Health and Gender Violence

In this enlightening episode of “Conversations over Cafecito,” Aida Negrón, from Esperanza United, hosts a compelling discussion with Yamilín Rivera Santiago from Taller Salud. They explore the significant impact of gender violence on women’s physical, mental, and sexual health, and celebrate Women’s Health Awareness Month. Discover the vital resources Taller Salud offers […]

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New podcast about bilingual advocacy services

We invite you to tune into the latest episode of Conversations Over Cafecito. In this episode, we sit down with Elvira de la Cruz, Executive Director of the Latinos in Virginia Empowerment Center. This trailblazing organization serves Hispanic/Latin@ families affected by violence, ensuring they’re getting services from bilingual, biculturally-trained advocates. Join us […]

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New podcast featuring our Director of Family Advocacy

As we approach the end of Women’s History Month, we invite you to listen to a new episode of our podcast, Conversations Over Cafecito. In this episode, we speak with our Director of Family Advocacy, Rosario de la Torre, who has been working at Esperanza United for over twenty years about […]

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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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New podcast featuring Promotoras from Violence Intervention Program (VIP)

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 […]

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New podcast: Art as activism

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 […]

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New podcast: Strategies for preventing gun violence

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 […]

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Latino men in the movement to end gender-based violence

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 […]

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