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Hopeworks Alumni! Join us and learn how to create and run your own business

Hopeworks N’ Camden Alumni have put together an exciting and informative program on the topic of creating and running your own business. With many of the Hopeworks alumni eager to  start their own companies, our alumni board felt passionate about bringing that to light. Join us for small break out sessions, a keynote speaker, and great networking and conversations! Lunch …

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AngeI is Back on Track to Realize His Dreams!

My name is Angel Ramos and I am 22 years old.  I started Hopeworks in January and finished the training in a few months.  My motivation for coming to Hopeworks was to get myself connected to a job and develop professional skills to use upon entering the workforce. I wanted to find the motivation that I never had when enrolling …

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Hopeworks Alumni Network Starts the Summer Off

Hopeworks Alumni Network, a new and growing initiative, is off to a great start this summer! After an initial pilot in the spring of 2017, the benefits and value of regularly scheduled Alumni events, coordinated by an internal part time Hopeworks staff member and a Board of Beacon Alumni, has become very clear.  After the initial successful meeting in Princeton, …

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The First Two Townsend Scholarships are Awarded!

This month, Hopeworks awarded the first two scholarships to interns who are now Townsend Scholars.  Monica Perez-Reyes and Leaundra McCullough (Lily) are two GIS interns at very different levels of their college careers.  Lily applied for the Townsend Scholars because she is incredibly motivated to earn her Associate’s Degree in December 2017 but needed the funds to cover summer classes …

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Sharday Earns an Internship and Prepares to Move into the CRIB!

Sharday Myers started training at Hopeworks in February and recently finished the web design training.  When asked about her motivation for coming to Hopeworks, she shares “I was told about Hopeworks through a friend.  I came to Hopeworks to learn more about technology and to network with like minded people.”  Sharday openly talks about how her journey at Hopeworks was …

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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