- Area(s) of Focus: Community Health & Civic Life, Education
- Key Indicator(s): Primary Care Providers (per 100,000 population), Violent Crime (per 100,000 population), Youth Not in School and Not Working (% ages 16 to 24), On-Time High School Graduation (% of freshmen who graduate in four years), Associates Degree or Higher (% of adults 25 and over)
- State(s): Pennsylvania
Esperanza was founded in 1987, in response to the violence and poverty that plagued the Hispanic community of North Philadelphia. Esperanza was created to bring a sustained response of hope to the individuals and families in the barrio.