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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. Philadelphia, Pa. – November 2, 2020. Voting in the 2020 Election at Esperanza’s Polling Location   

On Tuesday, November 3, 2020 the Esperanza voting site, located at Esperanza Academy Charter High School gymnasium 4261 N 5th Street, will be open from 7a.m. to 8p.m. as a voting location for Philadelphia divisions eight (8) and nine (9) in ward seven (7). Esperanza asks that all voters anticipate waiting in line, wear face masks while waiting in line, and practice social distancing.  

Voters may also submit their mail-in ballots Tuesday at the Esperanza voting site. Mail-in ballots can also be dropped off at the following satellite locations from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.: 

  • Julia de Burgos Elementary School located at 410 W Lehigh Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19133 
  • Feltonville Intermediate School located at 231 E Wyoming Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19120.  

Esperanza thanks all who participate in the 2020 Election. Your power is in your vote. This year will look different than years past given the volume of mail-in ballots. We may not have a decisive result for some time. We ask that the community join us in maintaining hope and patience as we wait for all ballots to be counted. For more information on voting at Esperanza visit: https://www.esperanza.us/2020-election/  

Esperanza remains available to support our community throughout the year with K-14 education, housing counseling, housing and economic development, workforce development, benefits access, immigration legal services, performing arts and more. For more information about how to access services offered at Esperanza visit: https://www.esperanza.us/esperanza-visitor/. 

For media inquiries, please contact Samantha Martinez at (215) 324-0746 ext. 480 or smartinez@esperanza.us. 

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Esperanza is a national community-based social benefit organization founded in 1986 by the Reverend Luis Cortés Jr., and the Hispanic Clergy of Philadelphia & Vicinity with the biblical mandate to serve and advocate for “the least of these” (Matthew 25:40). Beginning with a local initiative, with programs targeted to address the unmet needs of North Philadelphia’s Hispanic community, Rev. Cortés is now sought by national and international leaders alike on issues of economic and workforce development, housing, immigration, and education. Under his leadership, Esperanza has grown from a small operation to a $52 million organization with more than 500 employees. Visit www.esperanza.us or follow us on social media @esperanza_us on Twitter and Instagram, EsperanzaUSA on Facebook and Esperanza US on YouTube. 

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