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Don’t Miss Esperanza Capacity Institute 2014, October 1 & 2

Esperanza Capacity Institute is an amazing educational opportunity in which nonprofit, church and community leaders can learn from other professionals in their specialized fields. Experts offer workshops that help address organizational issues, administrative processes, finance, and marketing as well as improve leadership and effectiveness. This year, ECI includes three special guest speakers: Marcos Witt will…
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#YoSoyLaCara- Be Proud, Be the Face of Your Community

In the past week, #YoSoyLaCara has generated a great amount of attention. Not only has the Latino Community in Philadelphia shown support by posting their “selfies” to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, but the campaign has also been covered by Univision 65, ABC6, Impacto Latino, and El Sol Latin Newspaper. This Hispanic Heritage Month, Esperanza launched…
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ABC 6 Reports on Esperanza’s #YoSoyLaCara Community Pride Campaign

  Friday, September 19, 2014 HUNTING PARK (WPVI) –The Latino community in Philadelphia represents a colorful tapestry of culture and pride from around the world. This Hispanic Heritage Month a community organization is working to build community pride by promoting a very popular trend – the selfie.   “#YoSoyLaCara”, translated to English mean, “I am…
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#YoSoyLaCara of Hispanic Heritage- Mexican Independence Day

The Latino community in Philadelphia represents a colorful tapestry of culture and pride from around the world. This Hispanic Heritage Month, Esperanza is working to build community pride with our #YoSoyLaCara campaign. Through this campaign, we are showcasing the diverse faces, talents, and passions that represent the Latino community. According to the most recent U.S. Census,…
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Introducing MyHuntingPark- A New Community Business Website

Esperanza Housing and Economic Development (EHED) and the Hunting Park Business Association (HPBA) are excited to announce the debut of MyHuntingPark.com, a new website that showcases the neighborhood’s business community.  The site, which was created with grant funds from Cancer Treatment Centers of America, strives to provide information, marketing, and engagement for local businesses.  The centerpiece…
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#YoSoyLaCara- Join the Latino Community Pride Campaign

The #YoSoyLaCara campaign is in full swing. Banners are mounted throughout the Hunting Park and 5th Street Corridor area showcasing some of the best of our neighborhood including local business owners, students, and religious leaders. Community members have been encouraged to post “selfies” via social media with the hashtag #YoSoyLaCara in order to represent their neighborhood…
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The Face of Hope- A Reflection on 9/11 by Rev. Emilio Marrero

Most of us who were at least 10 years old and living in the United States on September 11, 2001, can still tell you exactly where they were and how they felt on that day thirteen years ago. The people who were in New York and other affected areas were at the heart of the trauma;…
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In Memoriam: Reverend Dr. Adolfo Carrión Sr.

Today, Esperanza joins with the Hispanic faith community in the United States to mourn the passing of one of our faithful, dedicated spiritual leaders – the Reverend Dr. Adolfo Carrión Sr.  As we grieve the loss of one so dear to our community, we also celebrate that Reverend Carrión is now in the presence of…
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Esperanza Capacity Institute is Back, October 1 & 2

On October 1st and 2nd, the Esperanza Capacity Institute is back! Once again, we are holding back-to-back, intensive workshops proven to improve the ability of our community leaders to build stronger infrastructure for their churches, businesses, and organizations. This is where Esperanza’s mission to strengthen the Hispanic community truly shines. At the heart of Esperanza’s…
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