Congreso Video Transcript
Title: "Aetna Voice Health Competition 2018 - Congreso"
[Latin Music Begins]
[Blue Background Displaying Logo] - " CONGRESO, Strengthening Latino Communities"
[Additional Text Displayed] - "ENABLES INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES IN PREDOMINANTLY LATINO NEIGHBORHOODS TO ACHIEVE ECONOMIC SELF-SUFFICIENCY AND WELL-BEING"
[Blue Background Displaying Text] - "What does Congreso mean to you?"
[Anabel sitting at desk]
Anabel Morales: To me, Congreso means familia.
[Will sitting at desk]
Will Matczak: If I could pick a word, it would be opportunity. I came into from this neighbor to Congreso and started with the E3 Program, which is a GED Program. And they've given me a chance to do an internship and that internship has landed me my job that I've been having for about 5 years.
[Vertical Pan Shot of Congreso Building]
[Horizontal Pan Shot of Multiple Flags]
[Blue Background Displaying Text] - "So, why should you vote for Congreso?"
[Andrea sitting at desk]
Andrea Martinez: Why not? Why not vote for Congreso? Congreso is an amazing organization.
[Kim sitting at desk]
Kim Cromer: For me, after being here for almost two decades I can say, personally, that I've seen us change the lives of thousands of people in the most positive way.
[Carolina sitting at desk]
Carolina DiGiorgio: My name is Carolina and I am proud to be a part of the Congreso familia.
[Andrea sitting at desk]
Andrea Martinez: My name is Andrea Martinez and I am proud to be part of the Congreso familia. Gracias por votar por Congreso.
[Group shot of children together in school atrium]
Children: Thank you!
[Black Background Displaying Text] - "CONGRESO Strengthening Latino Communities"End transcript.
Congreso de Latinos Unidos enables individuals and families in predominantly Latino neighborhoods to achieve economic self-sufficiency and wellbeing.
Over the past four decades, Congreso has responded to the community's changing demographics and evolving needs by growing into a multifaceted, comprehensive provider of human services. Today, Congreso employs over 200 individuals and provides bilingual assistance to over 19,000 unduplicated clients annually through our three service areas; Education and Workforce, Family and Housing Services, and Health Promotion and Wellness. Through dedication to our community and to the individuals we serve, Congreso is transforming lives.
Congreso is a nationally recognized, community-based, nonprofit organization that has been strengthening Latino communities in Philadelphia for 40 years. Founded in 1977, Congreso began as a grass roots organization providing health service to the surrounding Puerto Rican community.