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

News

Giving Tuesday: What dreams have you accomplished?

Everybody has dreams for the future. In this season of gratitude, we want you to think back to a...

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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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Children & Youth

Opening Doors: Jasmine and Emani

Fifth grader Emani is new to the Out of School Time (OST) program.

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Children & Youth

Get Involved: Fill the Bus

Each summer, ECS holds a back-to-school drive to support our school-aged participants.

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Advocacy

Fathers and Families: Encouraging More Engagement in Children’s’ Lives

“Women and children first!” is a phrase we typically associate with some kind of danger–a sinking ship, or some other perilous situation.

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