We translate to hope.

A non-profit organization, Esperanza builds the confidence and skills our youth needs to become thriving leaders.

Our Programs

Providing free personalized mentoring, leadership building, comprehensive post-secondary and family support to the Hispanic students and families of Northeast Ohio.

Academics
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Family Engagement
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Hispanic Youth Leadership Program
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Mentoring
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Post-Secondary
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STEAM Summer Camp
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OUR IMPACT

97% of the students enrolled in the Hispanic Youth Leadership Program graduate from high school...

Provided more than $1.5 million in scholarships to over 1,000 students...

Helped over 1,200 families through Family Engagement programming...

Facilitate over 200 mentor/mentee relationships during the school year...

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LATEST SPOTLIGHTS

Francesca’s Story

Our programs bring hope to students like Franchesca, who moved to Cleveland from the Dominican Republic three years ago with her family. Franchesca, who spoke l...


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Michael Ortiz

I have been a scholarship recipient of Esperanza for four years, and in those four years, I have been an active volunteer dedicating my time and efforts to givi...


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Paula Cortés

Meet Paula Cortés! Paula began volunteering at Esperanza in September 2017. She teaches ESL at the beginner level which includes practicing various skills such...


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