“Celebrating Hope for Immigrants” To Raise Vital Support for Immigration Legal Services Non-Profit in North Philadelphia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Philadelphia, PA – May 10, 2022. JOIN US for this in-person event on Thursday, May 19th, 6:00-7:30 pm. Esperanza Immigration Legal Services (EILS), a leading immigration legal services non-profit in North Philadelphia with more than a decade of service, will host its in-person fundraising event, Celebrating Hope for Immigrants: Cuentos de Esperanza, on Thursday, May 19th at 6:00 pm EST…
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Relief funds and pivots: How Philly’s small arts organizations are surviving COVID

When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down theaters, performance venues, galleries, and museums in 2020, and arts organizations of all sizes were rendered unable to generate earned income, public and private entities spun up emergency relief funds to help sustain them through the down time. The city of Philadelphia and philanthropic groups, such as the William…
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Rev. Luis Cortés Jr. Featured in The 2021 Philly Power 100

Rev. Luis Cortés Jr. was featured in The 2021 Philly Power 100 – As a child in New York’s Spanish Harlem, the Rev. Luis Cortés, Jr. grew up with a stable family environment within a strong Latino faith community. It was that foundation that led him to create Esperanza, America’s premiere Hispanic faith-based evangelical network.…
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Burgos announces $1 million in redevelopment funding for North Philadelphia

HARRISBURG, Dec. 6 – State Rep. Danilo Burgos, D-Phila., today announced $1 million in state grants were awarded to North Philadelphia for redevelopment projects. The funds are going to Nueva Esperanza, Inc. to build a mixed-use building to include eight to 12 new units of affordable rental housing and an approximately 5,000 SF economic incubator…
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30 Great Philly Nonprofits to Give To This Year

The pandemic reinforced just how powerful the simple act of giving can be. These are a few of our favorite causes. Neighborhood development Esperanza What It Does – Supports the Latino community Budget – $40M founded Founded – 1986 How do you help Latino families succeed when they believe the public education system, the very foundation of that…
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Passion, pride strong for students in Esperanza Academy Dance Ensemble. 6abc Action News; October.13, 2021

The Esperanza Academy Dance Ensemble has about 25 students at Esperanza Academy Public Charter High School. Perhaps you’ve seen their incredible performances around the city. For these 15 to 18-year-olds, this is where talent and dedication meet passion and pride. “It brings them joy, empowerment, and self-esteem,” said Tania Ramos Otón, the Dance Teacher at…
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