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Mission
To help families achieve their greatest potential.

Vision
APM envisions a healthy community, where all families are self-reliant; where children are protected and nurtured to become future leaders; and where residents are engaged in their community.

Who We Are

Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha (APM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of our community through direct service and outreach in the Philadelphia region.

APM impacts thousands of people each year by offering a full spectrum of bilingual and culturally sensitive social services related to education, health, human services, and community & economic development.

Since 1970, APM has helped families achieve their greatest potential.  Learn where it all began.
APM is honored to have a board of directors that truly represents the community it serves. With board members from all walks of life, APM can continue to grow for the foreseeable future
APM is home to over 300 highly-skilled professionals in a variety of disciplines.  We pride ourselves on representing the community we serve.
Learn how APM is making a difference in the Philadelphia community.
Each year, APM partners with dozens of agencies and organizations across Philadelphia to better serve those in need.

All APM programs and services do not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, race, sexual preference, national origin, or ability to pay.

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Battling the Opioid Crisis to Create a Healthy Community

Battling the Opioid Crisis to Create a Healthy Community

City officials have stated clearly that “Philadelphia is facing the greatest health crisis in a century. Every neighborhood is being hit hard by an epidemic of opioid use and overdose.” But, you don’t have to tell that to Nilda Ruiz, CEO of Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha, Inc. (APM)…

Posted by Andrea Keliher
Ensuring a Future for Philadelphia’s Children – All of Them

Ensuring a Future for Philadelphia’s Children – All of Them

May is National Foster Care Month – a time to acknowledge and celebrate the foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors and professionals who help youth and children find permanent homes and connections. This is a special time for Asociacion Puertorriquenos en Marcha (APM), a Philadelphia-based..

Posted by Andrea Keliher
APM’s Ruiz and Gray honored at PCA Conference

APM’s Ruiz and Gray honored at PCA Conference

At the 2019 M. Powell Lawton Conference hosted by Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, the 2019 Lawton Award was presented to Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha’s President & CEO Nilda Ruiz and Senior Vice President of Community & Economic Development Rose Gray. At this year’s event,..

Posted by Andrea Keliher
APM Mourns Passing of Medical Director Dr. Oscar Saldana

APM Mourns Passing of Medical Director Dr. Oscar Saldana

April 3, 2019, Philadelphia – Dr. Oscar Eduardo Saldana, medical director for Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha, Inc. (APM) passed away peacefully on March 18,2019. Dr. Saldana’s career as a psychiatrist spanned over 50 years.

Born and educated in Peru, Dr. Saldana came to the United..

Posted by Andrea Keliher in Press Release
Univision 65: Government Shutdown Assistance Story

Univision 65: Government Shutdown Assistance Story

January 22, 2019 Univison 65
Government Shutdown Assistance

The City of Philadelphia will offer help for federal workers during government closure.
Univision 65 Genaro Tijerina presents the following report.

Posted by Rick Olmos in Media Room