Hopeworks Alumna at the National Youth Employment Coalition Conference

This year, Amber Williams, a Hopeworks alumna and CRIB resident attended the National Youth Employment Coalition Conference held in Washington D.C. There she was able to participate in various panel discussions and provide a youth perspective on the challenges of gaining employment. During the breakout sessions, Amber learned valuable information about youth and workforce development from non-profit professionals all around the country. For instance, she was able to hear about the challenges nonprofits experience while trying to create a pathway for youth success and how they overcome them. Still, in many instances, Amber says she was the “expert” through the first-hand experience in trauma-informed care and from having served with AmeriCorps for a year. Amber added that this experience reinforced her own desires to create an organization and to continue working with youth in workforce development.

Currently, Amber is a team leader in an AmeriCorps program run by JEVS Human Services, known as TechServ. This program provides STEM education to underserved communities while also providing real-world work experience to the young adults that they employ.

The NYEC Conference was Amber’s first opportunity to attend an out of state conference for work and says that it was “a super exciting experience.”

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Partners in Philanthropy 2024: Announcing this year’s 25 honorees

This year the Business Journal is recognizing 25 partnerships for their philanthropic work across Greater Philadelphia. Visit the site for the full article here or click here .

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Booker visits Hopeworks in Camden to deliver a career talk to young adults 

Last week, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker visited Hopeworks, a nonprofit and social enterprise that propels young adults ages 17 to 27 into long-term living wage careers from its headquarters in Camden. During the visit, Booker (D-N.J.) toured the facility, engaged in a dynamic career talk with young adults and greeted board members and corporate partners of […]

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Caring in Camden: Our hometown 

We have called Camden, New Jersey home since 1869.  It’s why we’ve proudly partnered for years with incredible organizations that provide essential services to Camden residents. In addition to making monetary donations, we’re committed to volunteering and finding ways for employees to make meaningful improvements in the community. Read the full article here.

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Camden, NJ 08102
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Hopeworks is a 501(c)(3) non-for-profit organization, EIN: 31-1660671.
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