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Esperanza Statement on Capitol Building Events

Dear Esperanza family,   This past week, our government faced a violent attempt to interrupt the peaceful transfer of power that is so essential to our democracy. We know that this violence has no place in our nation. We denounce the racial rhetoric that has emboldened these actions.   Americans turned out in record numbers to participate in the…
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Esperanza Arts Center Presents VOCES

VOCES presented by Esperanza Arts Center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Philadelphia, PA – January 6, 2021. Esperanza Arts Center presents livestreamed performances, screenings, and conversations from Teatro Esperanza spotlighting the arts and traditions of Brazil.   Full Series Subscriptions: $25.00 Single Tickets: $5.00 FREE for Students & Seniors REGISTRATION LINK: https://esperanza.salsalabs.org/vocesesperanzaartscenter   Ologundê  Afro-Brazilian folkloric music and dance…
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Esperanza has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Lilly Endowment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Philadelphia, Pa. Esperanza has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Lilly Endowment to implement the Esperanza Thriving Congregations program, which will help to reinvigorate approximately 20 Latino churches across the Greater Philadelphia area. Esperanza recognizes that thriving congregations are those that fulfill the mission to serve as the “hands and…
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Voting in the 2020 Election at Esperanza’s Polling Location

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Philadelphia, Pa. – November 2, 2020. Voting in the 2020 Election at Esperanza’s Polling Location    On Tuesday, November 3, 2020 the Esperanza voting site, located at Esperanza Academy Charter High School gymnasium 4261 N 5th Street, will be open from 7a.m. to 8p.m. as a voting location for Philadelphia divisions eight (8) and nine (9) in ward seven (7). Esperanza asks that all voters anticipate waiting in line, wear face masks while waiting in line, and practice social distancing.   Voters may also submit…
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Statement by Esperanza About Political Event at Esperanza Owned Facility  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Philadelphia, Pa – October 14, 2020. Statement by Esperanza About Political Event at Esperanza Owned Facility   Esperanza is aware of a political event taking place on Friday, October 16, 2020 in one of our facilities located at 191 West Hunting Park Avenue. This event is being coordinated by the tenant that leases the facility and is not…
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Esperanza College Hosts Fourth Annual Minorities in Health Sciences Symposium

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – October 13, 2020. Esperanza College is hosting its Fourth Annual Minorities in Health Science Symposium on Friday, October 16th virtually through Zoom. The event is open to all Philadelphia area high schools as well as Esperanza College students. The students will hear from Dr. Julie Gerberding, Executive Vice President…
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Rev. Luis Cortés Sabbatical Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Philadelphia, PA – September 28, 2020. The Nueva Esperanza, Inc. (NEI) Board of Directors has awarded Rev. Luis Cortes, Jr., President, and Founder a three-month sabbatical that will begin on October 1, 2020.  As Esperanza continues to target and address the unmet needs of the Latino community, Rev. Luis will be taking…
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Dear friends, Considering Coronavirus (COVID-19), Esperanza would like to share some important information with members of our Esperanza community. We recognize there may be questions and concerns about how Esperanza is addressing COVID-19 concerns. We want to assure you that despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19, Esperanza has continued to render much needed services…
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