Rosie Hidalgo, J.D.
Senior Director of Public Policy for Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network for Healthy Families and communities
Rosie Hidalgo has worked in the movement to end domestic violence for nearly 25 years as a public interest attorney and as a national policy advocate. Currently, she is the Senior Director of Public Policy for Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network for Healthy Families and Communities, a national resource center with a focus on providing training, research, and policy advocacy to prevent and end domestic violence and sexual assault. She also serves on the Biden Foundation’s Advisory Council for Ending Violence Against Women and on the Steering Committee of the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence. Ms. Hidalgo previously served as the Deputy Director for Policy at the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) at the U.S. Department of Justice. Prior to joining OVW, she worked as the Policy Director at Casa de Esperanza during the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in 2013 and championed the need to protect all survivors and improve protections and access to resources for marginalized communities. Previously, she worked as an attorney at legal services programs for low-income families in New York City and in Northern Virginia. Rosie received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and her law degree from New York University School of Law.