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Category Archives: Community engagement

On September 30, 2016, Casa de Esperanza held a celebration event in Minneapolis, Minn., titled Honoring Latina Leadership. More than 260 guests gathered to recognize the contributions of seven outstanding Latina leaders in Minnesota in celebration of the work they do to move our communities forward, inspire future generations, and promote healthy families and communities. […]

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By: Rebecca De Leon, Communications and Marketing Coordinator, Casa de Esperanza As discussed in our August blog post, many nonprofits operate with limited resources, and as a result, social media management becomes a lower priority. Nonetheless, an active social media platform can help your organization connect with a larger constituency, increase your donor base, and […]

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According to the U.S. Department of Justice and the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 25% of women report being abused by an intimate partner in their lifetime. Those who know domestic violence work are familiar with this shocking statistic that represents women in all strata of life — ethnic, racial, economic, educational, etc. Over the years, […]

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A Casa de Esperanza staff member explains social capital Why do you believe that social capital is critical in Casa de Esperanza’s work to end domestic violence? What’s so revolutionary about our work is that we recognize and value the natural connections between people—neighbors, friends, family members—that result in a tendency to want to support […]

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JUNE 20-22, 2016 #NLNInstitute #ConferenciaLatina Our 2016 National Latin@ Institute, “Fortaleciendo Nuestras Comunidades / Strengthening Our Communities,” was inspired by the source of our collective strength and resiliency, building a sense of love for our unique identity and belonging to our entire communities. Through our workshops, panel discussions, and guest speakers, we explored the diversified […]

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Originally published by Elizabeth Podnieks, PhD, Professor Emerita at Ryerson University. Click here to visit the Center for Digital Aging’s website. “Imagine all the people Living life in peace” -John Lennon June 15th is the eleventh commemoration of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)! This blog is about the power of imagination … how it […]

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In preparation for Father’s Day, the DECIMOS NO MÁS campaign is having a social media giveaway to honor fathers across the country who embody the qualities of a hero: generosity, compassion, and support.  We believe in the strength between fathers and their children, and we want to honor that this month. To nominate your dad […]

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U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women 2016 STOP Administrators & Coalition Directors Joint Meeting Remarks by Z. Ruby White Starr, March 29, 2016 I joined Casa de Esperanza as their Chief Strategy Officer in July of last year after working at various mainstream organizations. Since then I’ve had some time to reflect […]

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In preparation for Mother’s Day, the Decimos NO MÁS campaign is having a social media giveaway to honor mothers across the country who embody the qualities of a hero: generosity, compassion, and support.  We believe in the strength between mothers and their children, and we want to honor that this month. To nominate your mom for […]

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During our observance of National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on March 10th and throughout the month of March, the National Latin@ Network is committed to recognizing the range of experiences of Latin@s who live with HIV and AIDS. This year, we hope to uplift the voices of Trans Latina women living with HIV and AIDS…

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