HIP receives PSEA award

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.


Baseball Stars Coming to Hazleton

           Cal Ripken .Jr                                                               Joe Maddon

                               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 C                                                 Tommy Las

       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:


'Rally in the Valley' benefits HIP


Joe Maddon welcomes golfers to HIP's First Annual, Rally in the Valley Golf Tournament held in partnership with the MLBPAA.

Published: October 10, 2014


 Joe Maddon’s Hazleton Integration Project has found a new friend — the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association.

Actually, several new friends.


Columbine uncle brings Rachel's Challenge to city students

 Rachels Challenge pic

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.


Penn State's College of Education tutors Hazleton One Students

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.

Tutoring with tech: College of Education students guide English language learners

Tutoring through Technology: Education is Online in the College of Education

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Hazleton One Community Center
225 East 4th Street
Hazleton, PA 18201