What would you do if someone told you they had experienced sexual assault? Would you know how to respond in a positive, informed, and sensitive way? In particular, Latinas disclose sexual assault, intimate partner, or dating violence through social networks. When someone tells you they’ve experienced sexual assault, they are trusting […]
Join us for a conversation on why the term Afro Latina was created and what it’s responding to. We explore how this term has developed and what the current narrative looks like for those who center their Blackness.
This statement was created by Ujima: the National Center on Violence Against Women in the Black Community, National Organization of Sisters of Color Ending Sexual Assault (SCESA), and Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence (APIGBV), and Casa de Esperanza.
As we mourn the results of the shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH, we are also inspired to action.
Esperanza United commemorates World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) on June 15 each year since WEAAD’s inception in 2012. What is elder abuse? Elder abuse affects seniors across all socio-economic groups, cultures, and races. The abuse of older adults is a serious problem and victims may feel alone or like they […]