Public Policy

Call for 2024 Research and Policy Leadership Fellows

UPDATE: We have extended the deadline. Applications are now at 11:59 EST on February 18, 2024. Esperanza United’s Research and Policy Latin@ Leadership Fellowship provides training, professional development, and networking opportunities for Latina women pursuing research and policy advocacy careers. The purpose of this fellowship is to promote Latin@ leadership and […]

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Policy alert: Proposed asylum measures put survivors at risk

President Biden and Congressional leaders are negotiating over how people seek asylum. And their decisions will impact survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. At Esperanza United, we recognize that our work to end gender-based violence is intertwined with the advancement of immigrant rights and safety. Efforts to end […]

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Empowering Latin@ Leadership: Interview with Dr. Irasema Coronado.

For Hispanic/Latin@ Heritage Month, Esperanza United is celebrating Latin@ leaders who have made their mark in the field of gender-based violence. In this blog, we are highlighting an inspiring leader, Dr. Irasema Coronado. Dr. Irasema Coronado is the director and professor of the School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State University […]

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Empowering Latin@ leadership to end gender-based violence blog series

For Hispanic/Latin@ Heritage Month, Esperanza United is celebrating and recognizing the remarkable contributions and influence of Latin@ leaders who have and continue to build and support healthy communities free from gender-based violence. From now until October 15, our “Empowering Latin@ leadership” blog series will focus on Latin@ leadership, highlighting the experiences […]

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10 Reasons to Bookmark WomensLaw.org

There are lots of reason to bookmark WomensLaw.org but they all boil down to the fact that knowledge is power. On our site, you can learn about the custody, divorce, and housing laws in your state, and more. When you know the laws, you can make informed decisions and take the […]

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Esperanza United is proud to announce our 2023 Latina Leader Fellows

We’re proud to announce our 2023 Latina Leader Fellows! After a successful pilot program last year, we are continuing the fellowship program, which provides training, professional development, and networking opportunities for Latina women pursuing careers in research and/or policy advocacy. This year, we’re matching ten mentors with ten paid fellows -details […]

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New DHS guidance regarding immigrant workers and protection from deportation

“On January 13, 2023, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released new guidance about a new process for immigrant workers that will greatly benefit immigrant workers, including survivors who experience harm or discrimination in the workplace. In this new process, immigrant workers can apply for temporary protection from deportation (and for […]

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Fact sheet: Final rule on public charge

This fact sheet is intended for immigrant communities, advocates, survivors, and allies. This should help clarify the confusion caused by recent changes to programs associated with public charges. We are providing this fact sheet because Esperanza United believes it is critical that individuals have access to accurate information on what services […]

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