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Esperanza Aids Immigrant Needing Prosthetics, Featured in Telemundo 62

Esperanza was recently part of a successful effort to help Francisco Flores, a Mexican immigrant without medical insurance, obtain a prosthetic leg and regain his ability to walk. We are grateful to the organizations and individuals who partnered with us to make Mr. Flores’ dream a reality! Find the full story from Telemundo 62 here.
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Rev. Cortes Featured in Generocity

The Reverend Luis Cortés, Jr., the Founder, President and CEO of Esperanza, was featured in a Generocity article on financial literacy, along with Esperanza Housing Counseling. Rev. Cortés commented on the importance of financial literacy as means for families to achieve economic mobility. Find the full article here.
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Esperanza and NAC Immigration Collaboration Featured in Generocity

Esperanza Immigration Legal Services (EILS) and the New Americans Campaign (NAC), along with several other Philadelphia nonprofits, recently created a partnership to help Philadelphia immigrants who are lawful permanent residents (LPR) apply for citizenship. The collaboration aims to gather 500 new citizenship applications by this June, with EILS hoping to facilitate 60 of those applications.…
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Rev. Luis Cortes Talks Poverty and Vision on Enlace and Diversity Podcasts

The Reverend Luis Cortés, Jr. recently shared his story and experiences as the Founder, President and CEO of Esperanza on two podcasts. Rev. Cortes was featured on episode #7 of Enlace’s Voces de Influencia podcast, “Rev. Luis Cortés y Jessica Dominguez – Las manos y los pies de Cristo” on Mar. 15. Additionally, he joined…
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Esperanza and PHS Host First Bilingual Tree Tenders Training

Esperanza Housing and Economic Development (EHED) and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS)  partnered to host Philadelphia’s first bilingual Tree Tenders training in English and Spanish last week. The training equips Philadelphians to plant and care for urban trees, covering topics like watering and pruning, with the goal of increasing tree coverage throughout the city. The first session…
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