Esperanza Alumni Spotlight | Nyleishca Gonzalez Video

July 25, 2023

As we approach Fiesta of Hope, we are excited to share the stories of 40 alumni and the impact Esperanza has had on their lives and community. We are proud to recognize the amazing accomplishment of our graduates who are making an impact in their respective fields. In this video&...


Germaine Pena, our manager of Post-Secondary Initiatives

Germaine Pena Discusses the Importance of Giving Back

July 19, 2023

We had the pleasure of interviewing Esperanza alumni, Germaine Pena, our manager of Post-Secondary Initiatives! Germaine discusses the importance of giving back...

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OhioHabla Episode 147 Esperanza, Inc

October 4, 2022

In this episode, Victor Ruiz talks to us about the work of Esperanza, Inc., an organization that supports Latino/a youth and their families in their pursuit for...

Danny Caraballo - Resilience and Dreams!

Danny Caraballo – Resilience and Dreams!

November 19, 2020

Esperanza Scholarship ’12   Graduated from Kent State University with a major in musical theater. Danny currently lives in New York, but has chosen t...

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Roof Replacement Raffle

September 23, 2020

Buy a raffle ticket to be entered to win a roof replacement with Dro Pros Roofing and Restoration! Lead by Pedro Marin, a past Esperanza scholarship recipient w...

Alex Bolden

Alumni Spotlight

March 22, 2019

We would like to introduce Esperanza alumnus, Alex Bolden, born and raised in the Clark-Fulton neighborhood of Cleveland. Alex desires to bring all that he...

Yariana De Jesus | Student Scholarship Recipient

Student Spotlight

March 22, 2019

Meet Yariana De Jesus! Yariana has been a scholarship recipient for the last four years. She is currently attending Cleveland State University with a doubl...

Francesca's Story

Francesca’s Story

December 4, 2018

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...

michael ortiz

Michael Ortiz

October 17, 2018

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

October 17, 2018

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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