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President/CEO Transition: A Message from Victor Ruiz

June 4, 2024

Dear Friends, It has been an honor for nearly 15 years to serve as Esperanza’s leader guiding our organization through a time of monumental growth. I am proud of Esperanza’s […]...


Field Trip!

Field Trip and Talent Showcase!

May 21, 2024

April is always a busy time for students, with the end of the school year quickly approaching, and the students involved in our various Esperanza programs are n...

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Zulayka Ruiz, Esperanza’s Director of Programs, receives the “Jif Diff Maker” award.

April 18, 2024

Zulayka Ruiz, Director of Programs at Esperanza, Inc., was named Jif Diff Maker of the Game on Friday March 29th, 2024 at the “Noche Latina” (Latin Night) C...

Spring 2024 Courses Available

Spring Classes Available!

March 14, 2024

Esperanza is excited to announce some classes we are holding for the Spring session of 2024.  Enjoy these educational trainings in your own neighborhood, o...

Adult Learners Program from Esperanza

Year-Round Español GED Classes and Programs in Cleveland

February 21, 2024

Esperanza, Inc. presents the GED Español Program, a great resource to advance Hispanic Education in the Cleveland area, and an ongoing part of our Spanish Adul...

AT&T Connected Learning Center in Cleveland is now Open!

AT&T Connected Hispanic/Latino Access Center!

January 13, 2024

We at Esperanza Inc, a Cleveland based Spanish non profit organization specializing in helping Spanish and Latino students in Northeast Ohio succeed, welcome yo...

The Barber Program in English

Introducing the Barber Workshop Program

December 14, 2023

Esperanza is introducing a Barber Workshop Program as an alternative career avenue for high school students. This Cleveland Scholarship Program covers a wide ra...

Hola to the Annual Fund

Esperanza Annual Fund: Empowering Through Education

November 20, 2023

In the heart of Ohio, a beacon of hope shines brightly for the Hispanic/LatinX community. Esperanza Inc., one of the essential charities in Cleveland, a non-pro...

Esperanza Executive Director Victor Ruiz, photo by David Petkiewicz,

Esperanza’s Victor Ruiz Featured on

October 20, 2023

On October 09, 2023, Esperanza Inc. was once again featured on, your one stop news source for Northeast Ohio, in a written spotlight for Hispanic ...

Esperanza Inc featured on WKYC

Esperanza Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Fiesta of Hope

September 20, 2023

We recently celebrated our 40th Anniversary at the Cleveland Renaissance Hotel on Friday, September 8th, 2023, with an event called “Fiesta of Hope.”...

Esperanza Students attend UnidosUS conference 2023

Esperanza Students attend the UnidosUS Conference in Chicago

August 24, 2023

Last month, our students attended the UnidosUS Conference in Chicago, and presented a STEM based project they worked on over the summer and won 2nd place! The e...

Esperanza Alumni Spotlight | Nyleishca Gonzalez

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 [&he...

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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