News & Events

See below for details on recent news, upcoming events, and the accomplishments of our program participants. 

  • More than 150 people came to the Norris Square Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, to participate in a free legal Expungement Clinic to clear their criminal records. The event was organized by Ceiba and the Hispanic Bar Association of PA (HBAPA) with the support from the Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity (PLSE). Univision covered the event and the news clip (in Spanish) is available here

  • Ceiba was honored with the 2014 Eagles Hispanic Leadership Award.


    AL DIA Newspaper Selects Ceiba Executive Director Will Gonzalez as an Agent of Change. 

  • 10/28/2014 4:30pm - 7:00pm

    Ceiba and The Hispanic Bar Association of Pennsylvania are organizing an Expungement Clinic in the Latino community on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 4:30PM to 7:30PM at the Norris Square Presbyterian Church located at 2140 N Hancock St Philadelphia PA 19122.

  • 10/14/2014 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Esperanza will host a homeownership workshop to help potential buyers learn how to become successful homeowners. 

  • 10/21/2014 4:30pm - 7:00pm

     Concilio will host a homeownership workshop to educate the community on how to become successful homeowners and prevent foreclosure.

  • 8/23/2014 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Ceiba will offer an IDA application session and pre-purchase workshop on August 23, 2014 from 9am to 4pm. The IDA Program for first-time homebuyers provides $4000 in matching funds to program graduates. 

  • Starting July 1, 2014 Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) will expire if not used on a federal income tax return for five consecutive years.

  • 7/16/2014 5:30pm - 7:00pm

    Participants in "Programa Adelante" are invited to the fifth meeting of the program on July 16, 2014 at 5:30 pm. 

    The meeting will take place at Esperanza, 4261 N. 5th Street (entrance on Bristol Street).


  • Univision 65 covered the story on Ceiba’s Health and Tax day during the 2013-2014 Tax Season. Families of the community were able to benefit from Free Tax Preparation and Free Health Screenings.