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Driven by the Biblical mandate to serve “the least of these” we strengthen Hispanic communities. For more than 30 years, Esperanza has been empowering those on a pathway out of poverty in the Hunting Park section of North Philadelphia by offering programs that cultivate self-belief, grit, and knowledge acquisition, allowing clients and students to develop agency, voice, and influence over their own lives.

“Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” Matthew 25:40

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Housing Counseling

Since our founding in 1986, we have provided housing counseling services because stable housing is a key part of community transformation. In 2008, we became a certified national intermediary by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as one of only three Hispanic agencies nationwide to support housing counseling organizations from other cities through sub-grants, training, and technical assistance.

Latest News

Esperanza & God in the City is Changing the Landscape of Philly

By Justin Sarachik   (Reshared from Rapzilla.com) After spending a couple of days in Boston for Elevation, I went in the opposite direction a few days later to Philly. It was my third time as a participant in the Esperanza God in the City Event. This event and campus have quickly become one of my…

Esperanza is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Evelyn Nuñez as the new Chief Executive Officer of Esperanza Academy Charter School.

May 29, 2024 For media inquiries, please contact Christine Nieves, Senior Vice President of Development or Jael Conde, Vice President of Marketing, Esperanza: marketing@esperanza.us Esperanza’s Commitment to Quality Education Continues with Appointment of New Chief Executive Officer of Esperanza Academy Esperanza is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Evelyn Nuñez as the new Chief…

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