El niño pobre de El Barrio, en Manhattan, hace ya varias décadas que creció y se hizo un hombre de fe, de esos que piensan que si se tiene dos manos, una es para ayudar a los demás y la otra para lo mismo. Por eso a Luis Cortés Jr. la Red de Líderes Latinos…
Líderes latinos subrayaron hoy la importancia de que la comunidad hispana participe en altos porcentajes en las próximas elecciones legislativas del próximo 6 de noviembre, que determinarán las mayorías en el Congreso nacional. “Los latinos somos ya un 18 % de la población en EE.UU., pero lamentablemente nuestra proporción de voto en muchas áreas es…
It was 85 degrees Monday afternoon in Hunting Park. Milagros Soto and Pablo Cuevas were sitting on their stoop, catching a breeze. “The heat is too hot,” said Soto, 36, who has asthma and no air conditioner. Cuevas, 52, who lives with her and suffers from Parkinson’s disease, was bare-chested. A box fan sat in…
Gabriella Gabriel Paez is the education and community development manager at Esperanza, which aims to strengthen Hispanic communities through education, economic development, and advocacy. Since 2014, she has been leading the community development portions of the Hunting Park 2022 Strategic Plan, part of which aims to enhance open space and protect the local environment.
Paul Ryan Tells Hispanic Prayer Breakfast We Share a Commitment to Fix Broken Immigration System – CNS News; June 14, 2018
(CNSNews.com) – In a speech at the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Thursday that Congress and the Hispanic community share a commitment to finding a way to fix the country’s broken immigration system.
Vice President Pence, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Democrat leaders Sen. Chuck Schumer and Rep. Nancy Pelosi speak at the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast in Washington. Capitol Hill Correspondent Jason Calvi reports.
Ryan to Hispanic Prayer Breakfast: ‘Too Often, Faith Is Used to Divide Us’, PJ Media ; June 14, 2018
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast this morning that “too often, faith is used to divide us — it is used as a wedge, a cudgel for judging each other.”
Esperanza was recently part of a successful effort to help Francisco Flores, a Mexican immigrant without medical insurance, obtain a prosthetic leg and regain his ability to walk. We are grateful to the organizations and individuals who partnered with us to make Mr. Flores’ dream a reality! Find the full story from Telemundo 62 here.
The Reverend Luis Cortés, Jr., the Founder, President and CEO of Esperanza, was featured in a Generocity article on financial literacy, along with Esperanza Housing Counseling. Rev. Cortés commented on the importance of financial literacy as means for families to achieve economic mobility. Find the full article here.
Esperanza Immigration Legal Services (EILS) and the New Americans Campaign (NAC), along with several other Philadelphia nonprofits, recently created a partnership to help Philadelphia immigrants who are lawful permanent residents (LPR) apply for citizenship. The collaboration aims to gather 500 new citizenship applications by this June, with EILS hoping to facilitate 60 of those applications….