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Robert Pierson

Marketing and Communications Manager


In The News, Jan 2018

Executive Leaders Radio interviews ECS thought leaders, staff, coaches, and participants

You don’t need to be a high-powered executive to be a leader.

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In The News, Dec 2017

Christmas wish: Reduce poverty with education, jobs, volunteerism, and advocacy

In this season, how can we move from acts of maintenance to actions that bring real change to individuals and families experiencing poverty? Read what Dave Griffith, executive director, had to say in an OP-ED in the Philadelphia Inquirer and on

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Press Release, Aug 2016

ECS Welcomes New Chairman and President to its Board of Trustees

Episcopal Community Services (ECS) is pleased to announce the appointment of The Rev. Canon Daniel G. P. Gutierrez as chairman of the ECS Board of Trustees and L. Fredrick Sutherland as its new board president.

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In The News, Nov 2016

CBS3 and FOX29 News Stop By The Next Level Expo

CBS3 and FOX29 News caught up with Arley Styer, director of youth and workforce development initiatives, at ECS' The Next Level Expo.

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Press Release, Nov 2016

Media Alert: ECS to Host Career Expo


Audio, Oct 2015

ECS Executive Director on Boomer Generation Radio

On Tuesday, October 6, David Griffith, executive director, was a featured guest on WWDB-AM 860’s Boomer Generation Radio. Griffith sat with host Rabbi Richard F. Address to talk about the work we do at Episcopal Community Services.