Podcasts

New podcast: Art as activism

Ochoa 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 […]

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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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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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Unveiling Esperanza United’s mural for Hispanic Heritage Month

Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza) is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by unveiling a new mural inspired by our community. This breathtaking painting was created by a group of Latin@ artists who asked youth, advocates, and community leaders what being a woman and Esperanza United means to them. It now hangs […]

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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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