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image of Yadhira Romero Martinez with flowers

Mourn and Honor Yadhira Romero

Art by @brownissues Yadhira Romero Martínez should still be with us. She was just 19, a daughter, an immigrant, a Mexican, an American, a worker, a sister, a “gentle kind soul.” We are mourning her passing. Our hearts are aching for her family. We are lighting candles for her loved ones, for our communities, for [...]

Latina friends

Casa de Esperanza proud to receive investment from MacKenzie Scott

Hola Amig@s, I’ve always known how important the work of Casa de Esperanza is. In Minnesota and nationally, we partner with Latin@ communities to end gender-based violence, investing in our families and celebrating our strengths. The coronavirus hit the communities we relate to particularly hard – Latin@s are experiencing some of the highest rates of [...]

Tree of Life painting in black and white by Jose Juan Lara Jr.

Thank you for supporting our mission and Latin@ communities

After a year of unparalleled uncertainty, disruption, and hardship, we are so grateful for connection, community, and collective hope. This year has been challenging and heavy. Survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault are at higher risk for abuse with stay-at-home orders, further isolated from co-workers, friends, and community, and may have less resources available [...]

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