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Written by: María Cristina Pacheco-Alcalá, Project Manager, Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network In 2008, Congress approved a measure designating September as National Campus Safety Awareness Month to encourage a public conversation on important topics about violence prevention in colleges and universities. When we think about safety, many things come to mind, but safety, by […]

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This holiday season, Casa de Esperanza is pleased to offer special discounted pricing for some of its most popular products. Give your family or your organization a reason to celebrate victims’ and survivors’ strengths with conversation pieces, books, and curriculum – or treat yourself! All sales will last until January 1, 2018. All discounted items […]

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Limited English Proficiency (LEP) refers to individuals who do not speak English as their primary language and have a limited ability to read, speak, write, or understand English. To determine which individuals may have limited English proficiency, consider the following: English is not their primary language; They have a limited ability to read, speak, write, […]

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1. Understand collective and historical trauma. Understand the origins of historical, collective, structural, and intergenerational trauma, and recognize Latin@ survivors’ resiliency, wisdom, and strength. To learn more about the different kinds of traumas, read Trauma-informed Principles Through a Culturally Specific Lens. 2. Avoid making assumptions and be prepared to challenge your own beliefs about Latin@ […]

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The following information comes from the DECIMOS NO MÁS campaign. You can find information on boundaries under Start Talking: Healthy Relationships: Understanding Boundaries. Information on consent can be found under Start Talking: Healthy Sexuality: Expressing Sexuality. Visit wesaynomas.org for more resources and guidance. Click here to sign up for tomorrow’s webinar, A Call to Parents: Tips […]

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Written by: Pierre Berastaín, Assistant Director of Innovation and Engagement, Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network In recent years, we have seen a rise in public discussions around gender inclusivity in English and Spanish terminology. These conversations are important and worthy of comprehensive, meaningful civil discourse. Language changes to accommodate shifting attitudes, perceptions, positions, and […]

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We at Casa de Esperanza know from our work with community-based organizations that you are already experts in pulling information you need to do your work on a daily basis. Sometimes what might be missing is the documentation of such efforts. In response to organizations large and small across the country interested in learning how […]

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By: Patricia Celis, Bilingual Content Coordinator, Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network is proud to announce the launch of the redesigned DECIMOS NO MÁS website, an online resource available in English and Spanish that provides parents and adults with tools to help them have conversations with children and youth […]

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In response to the growing need for advocates to have access to accurate information about immigration for immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, Casa de Esperanza’s National Latin@ Network has compiled a library of resources and materials aimed at directing organizers, activists, attorneys, community leaders, immigrant victims and survivors and their families to […]

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What is the U visa? The U visa was created with bipartisan support under the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in 2000 in order to protect immigrant victims of certain serious crimes and encourage them to report these crimes and assist in the investigation and prosecution, regardless of their immigration status. Who can […]

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