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Learn more about new partnerships, community-wide events, pilot programs, and the success of our participants.

Advocacy

ACT NOW TO RAISE THE WAGE!

In line with its focus on economic mobility, Episcopal Community Services supports the concept...

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ICYMI: Facebook Live with David Griffith, executive director, and Arley Styer, chief of programs

On January 7, I participated in a Facebook Live event to discuss my role as Head Coach at Episcopal Community Services and how the agency is helping people move out of poverty—for good.

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Workforce Development

Rising to the Occasion

Linda is a force to be reckoned with. She has had her struggles in the past but dogged in her ways, nothing holds her back.

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Children & Youth

Ernest, and His Ways

Ernest is getting individualized support that gives him the confidence to reach new heights.

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Volunteers

Volunteer Opportunity: Be A Mock Interviewer

Are you looking for the right opportunity to inspire others?

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News

Upward Economic Mobility

For an individual living in poverty, especially deep poverty, life is experienced in a state of constant stress, making it especially difficult to deal with issues of family, health, finances, education, and meaningful employment.

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Advocacy

Back to School: Engaging Fathers in Children’s Futures

Beginning late last month, children of all ages across Philadelphia and throughout the region began heading back to school. It’s a time of hope and promise as we look to the future.

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Event

Quest Documentary Screening and Q&A

The night before the Forum on Justice & Opportunity, we will host a screening of Quest, the debut documentary by Philadelphia-based director Jonathan Olshefski and producer Sabrina Schmidt Gordon.

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Volunteers

Celebrating 40 Years of Dolphin Companions

Forty years ago, the Rev. Virginia C. Thomas founded Dolphin Companions to alleviate the loneliness of seniors.

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Event

Introducing this year’s keynote speaker at the Forum

We’re excited to introduce you to this year’s keynote speaker.

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Advocacy

What we’re reading: $2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America

Episcopal Community Services and the Advocacy Committee of our Board of Trustees welcome you to join us over the summer months in reading $2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America.

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