By: Nilda Valmores, My Sister’s House and Maikhou Thao, Everyday Impact Consulting Hate. Anger. Frustration. Sadness. All emotions felt when reflecting on the past several months with the world mourning over the tragic and wrongful deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, the most recent shooting in the last week of Jacob Blake, and […]
Category Archives: Leadership 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 […]
Register now for ¡Adelante! A virtual celebration of Latin@-led advocacy. This virtual series features amazing Latinas from the first Latinas to ever serve in the US House and US Senate to leading activists like Bamby Salcedo and Moníca Ramírez to inspirational artists like Yvette Modestin and Brown Badass Bonita’s Kim Guerra to media mavens like […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Heidi Notario, Director of Implementation and Social Change Beginning on February 21, 2016, I had the opportunity to attend a week long domestic violence knowledge exchange in China, as part of the U.S. Delegation that brought together a group of experts on this topic. This trip was part of the People to People Exchange […]
This week we welcome Micaela Ríos, our new Project Coordinator with the National Latin@ Network. Where are you from? I was born and raised in Burley, Idaho but currently I’m located in the City of Trees (Boise, Idaho). Where do you feel most at home? Home is manifested in many places for me.
El Arte de Sobrevivir: Embedding support for survivors in the community with the multi-tiered Promotor(a) de Salud model
By Elaine Ezekiel, Community Manager, MHP Salud El Arte de Sobrevivir (The Art of Surviving) is a support group program that uses the multi-tiered Promotor(a) de Salud model to provide support to low-income, Hispanic, Spanish-speaking survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and/or stalking. This model employs a Promotora (also known as a Community Health Worker) who […]
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 […]
Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network is now accepting applications from organizations that desire training and technical assistance to engage Latino men and boys in the movement to end gender based violence. If you are selected, your organization will receive, at no cost: Material to work directly with men Customization for all tools in the […]