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NLN Action Alerts

This page has information about action alerts & policy alerts that the National Latin@ Network has released in its biweekly newsletter or in specific policy alerts, as well as links to relevant resources. To sign up for the biweekly newsletter, click here

Casa de Esperanza signed a letter of support for H.R. 2119, the reauthorization of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA)

Policy Boletin: Accessing Federal Resources to Enhance Services for Survivors from Culturally Specific Communities. This document reviews VOCA, VAWA and FVPSA and how culturally specific programs can learn more about these funding opportunities. We are also providing a recording of the webinar we did on this information. You can view the recoding of this webinar here. Spanish available here.

Letter to Senate Supporting National Latino Museum

Video: Welcome and Introduction: An Update on the State of Latin@ Leadership with Senator Catherine Cortez Masto and former Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen,

The Latina Taskforce of the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda put together a webinar titled “Advancing Latina Leadership in Government: Demystifying the Federal Appointments Process.” Available here.

Casa de Esperanza National Latin@ Network issued the following statement on the whistleblower complaint of abuses at ICE detention center in English or Español.

Casa de Esperanza National Latin@ Network Public Comments in Response to Interim Final Rule Control of Communicable Diseases; Foreign Quarantine: Suspension of Introduction of Persons into the United States from Designated Foreign Countries or Places for Public Health Purposes

Link to Survivors’ Policy Agenda – Available in English and Spanish

Casa de Esperanza Statement on Vanessa Guillen in English and Spanish

Intersection of COVID-19, Domestic Violence, and Sexual Assault within Communities of Color

TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Address the Needs of ALL Survivors and Improve Support and Protections for Immigrants 

Understanding Changes to the Public Charge Rule 

Statement on the devastating shootings in Dayton, OH and El Paso, TX 

 

Statements from the Alliance for Immigrant Survivors

The Alliance for Immigrant Survivors (AIS) is a national network of advocates and allies dedicated to defending and advocating for policies that ensure immigrant survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking, and other gender-based abuses have access to life-saving protections that all survivors of violence deserve. Casa de Esperanza Co-Chairs the Alliance for Immigrant Survivors – See all of their policy alert and resources here.

Organizational sign-on comment in response to the Department of Education’s Interim Final Rule addressing rulemaking and guidance procedures

Casa de Esperanza’s Public Comments on U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Proposed Biometrics Rule

Casa de Esperanza’s Public Comments on Proposed Rules on Appellate Procedures and Decisional Finality in Immigration Proceedings; Administrative ClosureCasa de Esperanza’s Public Comments on Proposed Rules on Appellate Procedures and Decisional Finality in Immigration Proceedings; Administrative Closure

Statements from the National TaskForce to End Sexual & Domestic Violence

A Tale of Two Pandemics -- Providing Domestic Violence Services During COVID-19. Congressional Briefing hosted by Bipartisan Domestic Violence Caucus. Recording of Briefing available here.  (October 14, 2020)

Casa de Esperanza supports the National Task Force to End Domestic and Sexual Violence Letter to Congress requesting more stimulus funds for survivors link.

NTF comments that Public Charge regulation harming immigrant survivors (September 26, 2018)

NTF calls for an end to detaining families and re-traumatizing victims of domestic violence (June 20, 2018)

NTF issues statement denouncing the AG's decision in the matter of A-B (June 12, 2018)

Statements from the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda 

This section contains links to past press releases issued by the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), of which Casa de Esperanza is one of 45 members. The NHLA is composed of the nation’s most preeminent Latino advocacy organizations, and issues statements relevant to current affairs and proposed legislation. 

National Hispanic Leadership Agenda 2020 Policy Agenda and Press Release. Audio for Press Release available here.

Click here for a complete archive on NHLA.ORG.