Hola Amig@s, I’ve always known how important the work of 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 […]
Category Archives: Fund Development
Ever wonder how to navigate the maze of potential funding opportunities for community-based organizations seeking to improve access to services for survivors?
By: Olivia Garcia, Ph.D. and Rosie Hidalgo, J.D., Casa de Esperanza National Latin@ Network Survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault often face a myriad of challenges when trying to seek safety and justice. Moreover, it is well-known that there is no “one-size-fits all” approach to providing assistance to and for survivors. Survivors from historically […]
The following blog post is the last in a series on strategies for evaluating our work in the field, drawing on resources from Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network’s Building Evidence Toolkit. What is a Theory of Change? A Theory of Change (also known as the Pathway of Change) is a strategy that allows us to identify and […]
The following blog post is the first in a series on strategies for evaluating our work in the field, drawing on resources from Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network’s Building Evidence Toolkit. Why evaluate a program? It is not easy knowing whether a program is working as planned, or if it needs improvements or adaptations. Like using […]
Even in a competitive environment, we can stay true to our mission, promote the strengths of our communities, and gain more support for our work. Several key factors can help support sustainability in ways that are true to an organization’s mission. Keep Community Voice and Community Realities at the Center If you listen to community, […]