The University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work published a research article examining the mental health effects that the threat of deportation poses to those who experience it. Casa de Esperanza’s National Latin@ Network has published it in three parts. Click here to read Part 1, click here to read part 2, or […]
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1. Start Early If you haven’t had conversations with your children, it’s OK! They still need accurate information, guidance, and support, so there are always opportunities to open a conversation with your children at any age about healthy sexuality. Affirm that the body is a good and special thing, but keep the conversation age-appropriate. 2. […]
Many Latin@ and LGBTQ survivors of intimate partner violence face difficult barriers when accessing services. Similarly, individuals living with HIV/AIDS also encounter societal stigma and structural challenges that place them at the margins. Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network recognizes that those living at intersecting identities and realities, such as TransLatin@ survivors of intimate partner violence living with HIV/AIDS, often encounter isolation and lack of understanding from the part of service providers.
Many people wonder whether what they are experiencing is abuse. Abuse can happen in every culture, age, race, nationality and socio-economic level. It happens in both heterosexual and LGBT relationships, and among family members. Casa de Esperanza and DECIMOS NO MÁS have created this handy tool to help you recognize abuse in your life and […]
For National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we present a new infographic on domestic violence in the Latin@ community. While domestic violence affects all communities in the United States at similar rates, this infographic highlights unique dynamics that are specific to the experiences of Latin@ survivors of violence. National statistics about the experience of domestic violence among […]
Earlier this year, Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network oversaw the “The NO MÁS Study: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in the U.S. Latin@ Community,” commissioned by the Avon Foundation for Women. The study set out to fill a knowledge gap and uncover invaluable insights on this important segment of American society. The NO MÁS Study, conducted […]