Published: May 17, 2014
Bob Curry, center, president of the Hazleton Integration Project, holds the Pennsylvania State Education Association's Award for Human and Civil Rights that the organization received Thursday in Philadelphia. At left is Michael J. Crossey, PSEA president; at right is Elaine Maddon Curry, program director, Hazleton One Community Center.
The Hazleton Integration Project (HIP) received the Pennsylvania State Education Association's (PSEA) Award for Human and Civil Rights during the PSEA's Celebrating Excellence banquet held Thursday in Philadelphia.
Cal Ripken, Jr. (Newest Cub) Joe Maddon
The Hazleton Integration Project unveiled a star-studded roster of Baseball Hall of Famer’s and other celebrities that will be attending events in the city to support Joe Maddon’s Hazleton One Community Center.
In an action- packed, four day period in mid-December Joe will be joined by Baltimore Orioles’ legend Cal Ripken Jr, Orlando Cepeda from the SF Giants, Mr. Dodger himself, Tommy Lasorda, along with recent stars Orlando Cabrera and the Rays Chris Archer.
Orlando Cepeda Tommy Lasorda
Additionally, baseball analysts Tim Kurkjian, Ken Rosenthal, Kim Jones, Todd Kalas and Ed Randall will be in attendance. The roster of events follows:
Joe Maddon welcomes golfers to HIP's First Annual, Rally in the Valley Golf Tournament held in partnership with the MLBPAA.
Joe Maddon’s Hazleton Integration Project has found a new friend — the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association.
Actually, several new friends.
Rachel Scott knew she was going to die young.It wasn’t because she lived dangerously. She was just a 17-year-old high school student from a small town in Colorado.But Rachel wrote in her diary that she sensed she was going to die young and that her short life was going to have a positive impact on many lives.
Several students from Penn State's College of Education provided tutoring services to elementary and middle school students at Hazleton One.
Attached are the links to the Penn State articles.