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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 event was held on Saturday, July 22 to Monday, July 24, at the McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, and centered...


2020 Graduate

Congratulate our College Grads!

June 30, 2020

We are proud to share a few of our Scholarship Recipients that have recently graduated from college!  Please join us in congratulating them on their hard w...

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National Recognition for Innovative Success

August 23, 2019

Esperanza has been recognized for their innovation and success by two national Hispanic organizations, UnidosUS (formerly NCLR) and Excelencia in Education. In ...

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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