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10 Tips for Voting Safely

By voting, we make our voice heard and express ourselves, remembering that democracy asks us all to participate in a civil and respectful manner. With that in mind, we want to share with you these few tips to guide and support you through the 2020 election: Prepare yourself ahead of the voting day (bring your [...]

Statement on the Whistleblower Complaint of Abuses at ICE Detention Center

Non-consensual hysterectomies are a form of gender-based violence. The US has a long and sad history of forced sterilization, particularly of women of color, including enslaved Africans, Native women, Puerto Rican and Mexican women, people with disabilities, and others. We at Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network are deeply concerned by the recent reports of human rights [...]

STATEMENT on the DEATH OF VANESSA GUILLÉN

The murder of Private First Class Vanessa Guillén is a terrible and preventable tragedy. Casa de Esperanza National Latin@ Network condemns the violence against her, the military’s refusal to seriously address sexual harassment and sexual assault in its ranks, and the broader culture that too often treats Latina bodies as expendable. We express our deep [...]

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