Research and evaluation

Esperanza United proud to receive investment from MacKenzie Scott

Hola Amig@s, I’ve always known how important the work of Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza) is. In Minnesota and nationally, we partner with Latin@ communities to end gender-based violence, investing in our families and celebrating our strengths. The coronavirus hit the communities we relate to particularly hard – Latin@s are experiencing some of the highest rates of […]

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Esperanza United proud to receive investment from MacKenzie Scott

Hola Amig@s, I’ve always known how important the work of Esperanza United (formerly Casa de Esperanza)  is. In Minnesota and nationally, we partner with Latin@ communities to end gender-based violence, investing in our families and celebrating our strengths. The coronavirus hit the communities we relate to particularly hard – Latin@s are […]

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Meet the team: Lillie Macias

Meet Lillie Macias, PhD, Director of Research and Evaluation Where are you from? My family moved around growing up. I was born in California, and I also lived in Utah, Texas, and New Jersey.  Where do you feel most at home? I feel at home whenever I’m with my family and […]

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Innovative housing solutions for Latin@ survivors of violence, a report

This report outlines the unique challenges that Latin@ survivors face when looking for housing, strategies on how to address this need, and recommendations for service providers. In 2015, the Latin@ population in the United States reached 57 million, with almost half (47%) living in suburban and rural areas. Latin@s are not […]

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Meet the team: Nancy Nava

  In today’s edition of Meet the Team, we will introduce Nancy Nava, our Research and Evaluation Manager. Meet the Team is an opportunity for readers to get to know a little bit more about the amazing and inspiring people who work with Esperanza United. Below are facts about Nancy Nava, […]

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