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Empowering Communities y Tomando Acción: Putting the Work to End Violence in the Hands of Emerging Leaders

“Listen and respect” “Be our own identity-not what people want us to be” “How to take anxiety off your mind” These are some of the responses participants jotted down when asked what they learned from the 5th Annual Latin@ Youth Conference: Empowering Communities y Tomando Acción. More than 35 youth attended this year’s conference, held [...]

A young mother shares her experience leaving an unhealthy relationship

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. This blog was written and submitted by a youth member of our Fuerza Unida Amig@s Youth initiative. As teenagers, it can be hard to know the signs of what’s a good relationship versus a bad relationship. We’re still growing and learning from our life experiences and mistakes, and [...]

2017 Latin@ Youth Conference- Register today!

Our Youth Amig@s at Casa de Esperanza have been working diligently to put together the 5th Annual Latin@ Youth Conference in recognition of February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. This year's conference theme is Empowering Communities y Tomando Acción. The goal of the Latin@ Youth Conference is to provide Latin@ youth ages 11–18 with an opportunity to attend a fun [...]

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