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Written by: Marissa Kurtz, Grant Coordinator and Olivia Garcia, Ph.D., Public Policy and Training Manager, Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@Network On July 25, 2019, national news organization The Hill hosted its third annual Latina Leaders Summit to discuss both the historic wins for Latinas across all levels of government in last year’s midterm elections and […]

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The following information is a thoughtful proposal of solutions to the humanitarian crisis at the border, as outlined in the report by Casa de Esperanza’s National Latin@ Network and St. Edward’s University, titled Latina Immigrant Women and Children’s Well-Being and Access to Services After Detention. Findings emerging from these data point to several policy implementation […]

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In 2015, the Latin@ population in the United States reached 57 million, with almost half (47%) living in suburban and rural areas. Latin@s are not a monolithic group. Approximately 65% of Latin@s are born in the U.S., whereas 35% are foreign-born, having immigrated to the United States. This community encompasses a wide variety of experiences […]

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Written by Olivia Garcia, Public Policy and Training Manager, Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network On March 27, 2019, Justice for Migrant Women and other co-sponsors, including Casa de Esperanza’s National Latin@ Network, hosted Out of the Shadows: Exposing Workplace Sexual Violence Against Farmworker Women and Other Low-paid Women Workers Congressional Briefing. Farmworkers and other […]

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In Winter 2018, Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network’s research team updated the facts and statistics for its resources on intimate partner violence (IPV). Below is the latest, updated information. Contextual Factors IPV happens within the context of a family’s daily life, which is deeply affected by numerous factors, both personal and systemic, that impact […]

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By: María Cristina Pacheco Alcalá, Project Manager, Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network Human trafficking is a crime that occurs when a person uses force, fraud or coercion to control someone else for the purpose of making them engage in commercial sex acts or soliciting labor or other services against their will[1]. In 2000, the […]

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Name: Ana De Carolis Title: Project Coordinator Where are you from? I’m from Buenos Aires, Argentina but I also have ties to Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina, where my family is from. Where do you feel most at home? I feel most at home at my grandparents house in Rosario, Santa Fe. What inspires you, professionally […]

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Written by: Sarah Fleming, MSW, Grants & Evaluation Coordinator, Casa de Esperanza I have been fortunate to work with amazing evaluators such as Dr. Josie Serrata and Dr. Rebecca Rodriguez at our National Latin@ Research Center on Family and Social Change and experienced Latin@ practitioners like Ivette Izea-Martinez in our community-based domestic violence prevention initiatives. […]

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On October 25, 2018, Dr. Julia Perilla, co-founder of Caminar Latino in Atlanta, Georgia, and the first director of Casa de Esperanza’s National Latin@ Research Center on Family and Social Change, passed away. Before her retirement in 2016, Julia was a clinical community psychologist and faculty member in the Psychology Department at Georgia State University […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) evolved from the “Day of Unity” held in October 1981 and conceived by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The intent was to connect advocates across the nation who were working to end violence against women and their children. The Day of Unity soon became an entire week devoted to […]

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