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PhiladelphiaNeighborhoods.com Features Esperanza’s Housing and Economic Development Division.

The Executive Director of Esperanza Housing and Economic Development (EHED), Philip Dawson, spoke about the work Esperanza is doing in the community, transform Hunting Park and surroundings into a destination in PhiladelphiaNeighborhoods.com. The article highlights EHED’s outreach approach to the community, Dawson’s outlook on Feltonville and Hunting Park, EHED’s vision for the North Fifth Street corridor,…
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EA Engineering and Dance Majors Featured on Fox 29 Philly “Kelly’s Classroom”

Emmy Award winner Bob Kelly visited Esperanza Academy Charter School last Tuesday, June 6. Kelly highlighted the Esperanza Academy high school engineering and dance majors during his live Good Day Philadelphia segment “Kelly’s Classroom” on Fox 29. Esperanza Academy Charter School has been serving the young members of its community for 17 years. The school, having…
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PCPCS Highlights Esperanza Chess Team

The Esperanza Academy Charter School chess team was highlighted on the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools (PCPCS) newsletter for their stellar reputation and latest participation at Haverford College Chess Tournament. The Esperanza Chess Team was recently ranked second best in Philadelphia after battling out Masterman at the Philadelphia Scholastic Chess Finals on March 3. See Esperanza…
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New York Times Features Esperanza’s Immigration Legal Services

The New York Times, Feb. 22. 2017. Immigrants Hide, Fearing Capture On “Any Corner” talks about the fear of deportation of many Latinos based on new policies that call for speedier deportations and the hiring of 10,000 ICE agents. Executive Director of Esperanza’s Immigration Legal Services (EILS), Mary Clark, spoke about the concerns she has heard from…
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EA Students Featured on Telemundo 62

Esperanza Academy Middle School students, Berlin and Manuel, were featured on Telemundo 62 last night on the 6 p.m. news regarding their passion for film and acting. For the past 6 years, the Dominican Republic natives and all time best friends, have been making YouTube videos to showcase their passion for storytelling. “Ever since I was a…
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Dario Bellot Abrazando Filadelfia

One of Esperanza board members, Dario Bellot, was featured recently in El Sol Latino News for his empowering trajectory and social change initiatives. Read more here.
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US Partnership on Mobility From Poverty

We used to have a problem in our neighborhood: The more we helped people, the farther away they moved. The challenges for the community remained unsolved. We got to a point where we thought, “Maybe we shouldn’t be helping people,” but, of course, helping people is our business. It’s what we do. Then what is…
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Building a New Future in North Philadelphia

[full_width] The Esperanza Board of Directors is pleased to announce Philadelphia Magazine’s publication of an article that shares a glimpse into the story of Esperanza Founder, President, and CEO Reverend Luis Cortés, Jr. The story, How Luis Cortés Is Quietly Building a New Notre Dame in the Heart of North Philly, is written by journalist…
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We must choose the path of mutual respect

The 2016 presidential elections allowed U.S. Latinos to reach several important conclusions. The Rev. Luis Cortes wrote an editorial piece for local newspaper AL DIA, encouraging Latinos to look forward and “choose the path of mutual respect.” With this election behind us, the Reverend states, “the season ahead of us requires solidarity, openness to dialogue, and willingness…
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