I find the annual Forum on Justice & Opportunity extremely valuable because it gives a larger...
On Friday, June 4, 2021, David Griffith, executive director and head coach of Episcopal Community Services (ECS), moderated a panel of regional workforce development professionals to discuss solutions to the workforce crisis.Read More
Are you seeking employment or looking to start your dream career? If you need help preparing for college or figuring out what your next step in life could be, the RISE Initiative is for you. Plus, it’s FREE! Though virtual, in-person coaching is available upon request for this six-month commitment.Read More
"The longest day must have its close—the gloomiest night will wear on to a morning. An eternal, inexorable lapse of moments is ever hurrying the day of the evil to an eternal night, and the night of the just to an eternal day." Harriet Beecher Stowe The verdict for Derek Chauvin reminds us how often the system has failed Black Americans, how many times the oppressor has gone Scot free. Tamir Rice, Freddie Gray, Alton Sterling, Eric Garner, Breonna Taylor. That seemingly endless list can never leave our minds, their names must not be forgotten.Read More
Poverty is not a singular condition. It is a collection of situational roadblocks that keep people from living full and prosperous lives. With nearly a quarter of Philadelphians living in poverty, Episcopal Community Services’ goal is not to merely get these numbers down. It is to lift our neighbors up. It is about the names and faces behind these figures.Read More