FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Philadelphia, PA – August 7, 2019. The Esperanza community mourns the loss of Rev. Raúl LeDuc, founding board member of the Hispanic Clergy of Philadelphia & Vicinity and Esperanza, where he served for close to two decades as board member and secretary. Rev. LeDuc devoted over five decades of his life to…
Trees aren’t generally controversial. They usually look nice, they provide shade and improve the air and water quality. Scientists say they even make people happier. But when it comes to planting a tree on the street, many Philadelphians say — nuh-uh, not in my sidewalk.
Philly’s low-income neighborhoods have fewer trees and the city’s free tree program isn’t helping – PlanPhilly; July 24, 2019
Places like the 2100 block of Spruce Street are about as wealthy and as leafy as they get in inner-city Philadelphia. The multi-million dollar brownstones here are shaded by a canopy of more than a dozen street trees, from narrow Ginkgos to mature Buttonwoods.
The first group of Amazon Future Engineer graduating high school seniors celebrate with Amazon employees across the country.
By Daniella Hobbs Esperanza College’s annual event shares the wonder of science with community children.
The Wawa Foundation continues its commitment to local organizations with the return of one of its biggest community grants. The third annual Wawa Foundation Hero Award is down to four finalists, and voting is open to the public through June 14. One of the four organizations will receive a $50,000 grant courtesy of The Wawa…
An important part of the long-term mission of The Philanthropy Roundtable is cataloging and celebrating America’s crucial institutions of civil society. These entities don’t wield government’s coercive authority. Nor are they fueled by the profit incentives of the commercial sector.
At 26 Philly schools, teachers churn through jobs at an alarming rate, hindering some of the city’s most vulnerable children.
El próximo 3 de mayo, en una presentación que promete una experiencia única, miembros de BalletX y Artistas y Músicos Latinoamericanos (AMLA) llegan al Teatro Esperanza. Con la idea de disfrutar del elemento sorpresa la compañía de ballet realizará una presentación de estreno mundial en una colaboración improvisada con el trío de música latinoamericana de…