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The Esperanza Effect is a monthly donor newsletter which reports on stories, issues, and events relevant to YOU—the Donor—and describes how your generosity makes an impact in our Hispanic communities. Every month we’ll ensure you have a clear perspective on how one of our programs at Esperanza supports the people we serve, through education, housing, workforce development, community revitalization, immigration, and much more.

We’re just so thankful for you, and that you decided to join the Esperanza family! We created a newsletter just for you to read—and we’ll share it with you here every month via email! We hope you enjoy it!  

The Esperanza Effect Newsletter: August 2019

Alumna Inspires Students to Pursue Their Goals Celeste Brito-Guzman is the smiling face that greets visitors at Esperanza Cyber Charter School (ECCS), the place she began her journey to success. Celeste is fully committed to helping other Esperanza students achieve their dreams, blossom, and pursue their goals. Celeste is an example of perseverance. She graduated from…

The Esperanza Effect Newsletter: July 2019

Esther Sampson, of Nigeria, Achieves Dream of Teaching Thanks to Pa CareerLink North at Esperanza Esther Sampson migrated to Philadelphia, PA from Nigeria to make a better life for herself and for her children. New to the United States, Esther initially felt lost and overwhelmed as she tried navigating the process of finding a job.…

The Esperanza Effect Newsletter: June 2019

Esperanza Charter Schools and College Celebrate Graduations Congratulations Class of 2019! Esperanza College of Eastern University (ECEU) joyously celebrated the graduation of 30 students this past month. The ceremony honored students earning their associate degrees in fields such as accounting, health sciences, and early childhood education. ECEU’s graduation took place on May 24, 2019, at…

The Esperanza Effect Newsletter: May 2019

Jadrian Muniz-Colon Wins Award for Speaking Out about Hunting Park Violence Jadrian Muniz-Colon is an intelligent and impressive 8th grader at Esperanza Academy Charter School. This month, Jadrian received some exciting news: he has been selected by the U.S. National Campaign to Stop Violence as the “Do the Write Thing” essay contest winner and National Ambassador from…

The Esperanza Effect Newsletter: April 2019

Eva and the Esperanza Academy Dance Ensemble Find Hope and Opportunity Through the Arts After 3:00 p.m. at Esperanza Academy most students have returned home after a long day of classes. The Esperanza Academy Dance Ensemble’s classroom, however, is just coming to life. Eva, one of the ensemble’s leaders, is dancing and working hard so…

The Esperanza Effect Newsletter: March 2019

Esperanza Chess Queens Host “Galentines Day” Open House on their way to Nationals 2019 Can you feel the GIRL POWER?! Esperanza celebrated a great Galentine’s Day extravaganza this past Thursday, March 21, and we’re SO GLAD you, our supporters were able to join us! The Esperanza Academy Chess Queens invited friends of the team to…

The Esperanza Effect Newsletter: February 2019

Save the Date: the Esperanza Chess Queens “Galentines” Event this March 21, 2019 The Esperanza “Chess Queens” will celebrate a rescheduled #GalentinesDay on Thursday, March 21 at Esperanza Academy. We’re hoping you’ll be able to make it! The team is looking to raise $20,000 to send the Chess Queens to Nationals. Just $60 will help…

The Esperanza Effect Newsletter: January 2019

Brenda Cesar Earns Employment Thanks to Esperanza’s CareerLink Esperanza’s CareerLink North staff have a tradition—whenever a job earner achieves their goal, they return to CareerLink to ring a celebratory bell. Local Philadelphian Brenda Cesar returned to ring the bell, not once, but twice. Brenda was able to find two jobs after just one month of…

The Esperanza Effect Newsletter: December 2018

Wish Rev. Luis Cortés Feliz Cumpleaños! It’s our beloved Reverend Luis Cortés’ birthday—and it’s a birthday bash here at Esperanza! We think there’s no better way to honor the “Rev”, as we affectionately call him than to make a gift to Esperanza. Under his inspirational leadership, Esperanza has been working to transform the lives of…

The Esperanza Effect Newsletter: October 2018

CTCA and Esperanza College Partnership Offers Students a Hands-On Experience Esperanza College students stand out because they are lifelong learners seeking opportunities to grow. Always committed to faith, excellence, and integrity. With the same commitment to learning and excellence Professor Leslye Wood developed the unique partnership between Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) Philadelphia and…
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