Rev. Luis Cortés Jr., Founder, President and CEO of Esperanza was recognized as one of the “Best of Philly 2017” by Philly Magazine for his vision for the community of North Philadelphia and beyond.
“By focusing on education in North Philly’s Latino enclave and building a college modeled after Notre Dame — another institution that educated immigrants when no one else would — Cortés, with Esperanza, has built a national model for creating opportunity and hope in marginalized communities.”
Philly Mag also recognized U.S. Senator Bob Casey who was this year’s Esperanza Academy Charter School commencement speaker.
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