On Saturday, March 13, the inaugural class of Esperanza Scholars and their mentors met for their first intensive Career Day in the District of Columbia. Scholars had one-on-one lunches with their mentors, and then attended a two-and-a-half hour career advising meeting with Mr. Clifton Coates, Director of the University of the District of Columbia’s Career & Professional Development Center. Scholars discussed career plans, summer … Continued
This morning, 14 brave souls came out to Haines Point to run a 10K for the Esperanza Education Fund. Nine of us formed the “phalanx,” spelling out “E-S-P-E-R-A-N-Z-A” at the start and finish lines. The crowd–some 2,000 runners and friends–loved it; so did the Washington Running Report. Thanks to everyone who came out and everyone else … Continued
This Saturday, Esperanza members, supporters and our brand new inaugural class of Esperanza Scholars gathered to barbecue, frisbee, and play soccer at Fort Hunt Park in Alexandria. Special thanks to Klass and LatinBag.com for generously supporting the event.
On March 20, we launched our organization at Atlantic Video television studios in the District of Columbia–host to ABC, HBO, Bloomberg, and now the Esperanza Education Fund! Bolstered by co-sponsorships from 11 local immigrant organizations—including the Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia, the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Ivorian Hope, … Continued