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Hopeworks Announces Partnership with Townsend Scholars Program

Hopeworks announces a partnership with the Townsend Scholarship program thanks to a generous gift from Judy Nadell and John Langan. The program includes an academic scholarship and stipend. By providing a scholarship to cover tuition and fees as well as a minimal stipend for living costs, the program allows young people to focus on what’s important – education and achievement. …

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Mentoring Takes Off at Hopeworks!

Hopeworks has always helped youth heal, build skills, and earn great jobs. Now, Hopeworks is taking the next step, building a new mentoring program to help Hopeworks interns and alumni build their professional and financial skills to make sure they don’t just survive in the professional world, but thrive! The experience of financial coaching and expanding life readiness meetings at …

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Building your own website? Join our DIY Website Workshop!

Do you know any “Do It Yourselfers” that want to create their own websites?  Invite them to this hands-on training session where Hopeworks youth will be helping them build their sites. Participants in this workshop will learn how to: Design their content with Search Engine Optimization in mind Make their website mobile friendly Add and update their website content This is …

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Second Hopeworks Intern Earns Globally Recognized Salesforce Certification!

Justin Connor is a CRIB resident and Salesforce intern with Hopeworks ‘N Camden.  He started Hopeworks two years ago and has since interned with the Web Design Department, Subaru, and Salesforce.  His dream is to become a refined business analysts for a technology company.  When asked about his motivation to become a Salesforce Administrator, he shared that “I was excited …

Notice of Hopeworks Annual Meeting

Hopeworks will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, July 11 at 6:30 PM.  At that annual meeting the following slate of officers will be elected by majority vote: President:  Brad Aronson Vice President: Marlene Olshan Secretary:  Kathleen Duffy Treasurer: TJ Lynch  

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Youth Healing Team Wins the 2017 Scattergood Foundation Innovation Award!

On April 4th, Hopeworks joined four other nationally recognized organizations in Seattle, Washington as nominees of the Scattergood Foundation Innovation Award at the National Council of Behavioral Health Conference.  With great surprise and gratitude – WE WON!  The award was accepted by Gemyra Winn, a member of the Hopeworks Youth Healing Team. Below is her recount of the experience. Winning …

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Interns and Alumni Share their Hopeworks Journey and Insight

On April 5th, a group of five interns and alumni participated in a panel discussion to share their experience at Hopeworks and their insights into how they have been impacted by it.  Interns Willem Schrieks, Charlene Newbill, and Sekinah Brodie, joined alumni Marcus Williams and India Lee as they expressed gratitude for the opportunities presented to them at Hopeworks.  Moderator …

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Hopeworks Holds Camden’s 4th Hackathon

On Saturday, April 8, volunteers, youth, and mentors from all over Camden, and all over the region, came together to make Camden a better place through technology. Sponsored by Fulton Bank and Comcast, and with partnership and support from Subaru of America, Starbucks, MobiWebcom, Inc., Waterfront Labs, and Microsoft, Camden Charter School Network, and the Camden School District, the day …

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Sekinah Brodie is Web Department’s Newest Intern!

Sekinah Brodie is the newest intern in the Hopeworks ‘N Camden Web Design Department.  She came to Hopeworks in November of 2016 after feeling stuck in jobs that she was not passionate about.  She graduated from Montclair State University in 2013 with a degree in Communications.  Interestingly enough, Sekinah learned about Hopeworks through Facebook which connects well to her dream …

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Zamaria joins the Youth Healing Team

Hello my name is Zamaria McClary.  I am 17 years old and attend Freedom Prep Charter High School.  I joined the Youth Healing Team because it allows me to have the opportunity to teach others about trauma and how to help someone who has faced a traumatic experience.  My experience on the Youth Healing Team has been exciting, especially since …