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 little English when she arrived, found acclimating to a new high school and new community difficult without the support o...

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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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Samuel Noyola

When Samuel Noyola moved to Cleveland with his family from Puerto Rico, he came with big dreams. He dreamed of becoming the first in his family to graduate from...


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