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Makeda Touré, Project Specialist, Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network My name is Makeda Touré and, I am a 25-year-old South Minneapolis resident who gives the sparkling water industry a significant part of my income. I am really into popular culture, comedy and The Sims. At Casa de Esperanza, my main responsibility is to provide […]

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The following information comes from Casa de Esperanza’s Te Invito campaign, a toolkit of resources and information to encourage Latino men and boys to prevent domestic violence. This campaign asserts that being an ally to women and girls goes beyond supporting their causes. It is connected with self-reflection because as an ally, you really need […]

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This information comprises the second and final part of a language access resource created and published by Casa de Esperanza’s National Latin@ Network. The resource can be downloaded in its entirety in PDF format by clicking here. For more information on language access, please visit our Language Access Toolkit here and our Language Access in […]

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This information comprises the first of a two-part resource on language access created and published by Casa de Esperanza’s National Latin@ Network. The resource can be downloaded in its entirety in PDF format by clicking this link. For more information on language access, please visit our Language Access Toolkit here and our Language Access in […]

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Although recognizing impactful and intelligent women who have made significant, long-lasting change to culture, science, art, and social justice is important to recognizing March as Women’s History Month, we wanted to take a moment to also acknowledge powerful women who have made a deep impact in our personal lives, but maybe won’t be recognized by […]

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Written by: Wing Young Huie, Independent Artist, Photographer, Writer I’ve been photographing the complex realities of American society for 40 years. Although I’ve exhibited in galleries and museums nationally and internationally, my best-known projects were public installations that transformed major Twin Cities’ thoroughfares into epic galleries, reflecting the everyday lives of thousands of its citizens […]

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Working effectively with the Latin@ community requires knowledge and understanding of key cultural values. These short vignettes from the life of Freddy, a Latino man, will give you the opportunity to learn and understand some aspects of Latin@ cultures. However, it’s important to remember that not all men are like Freddy and not all of […]

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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 National Latino Network. Below are facts about Nancy Nava, as provided by herself. […]

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, so we spoke with the mother of a family that has participated in our Fuerza Unida Amig@s program, and she told us how it impacted her husband, teenage daughters, and herself as a mother. The original interview was conducted in Spanish by Casa de Esperanza’s marketing intern, Deborah […]

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In Winter 2018, Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network’s research team updated the facts and statistics for its resources on intimate partner violence (IPV). Below is the latest, updated information. Contextual Factors IPV happens within the context of a family’s daily life, which is deeply affected by numerous factors, both personal and systemic, that impact […]

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