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Ashley Pena & Rosemary Irizarry Hired Full-Time at Ozitus International! 

Rosemary and Ashley both came to Hopeworks a few years ago as high school students in a previous program called ‘Hope Through School.’ They both completed Hopeworks training, both earned internships, and quickly became important members of our GIS Team. It was through Hopeworks that Ashley and Rosie became very close friends and wonderful teammates; and coincidentally, just last month, …

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Power-Up was a Success!

Thank you to everyone who attended our Power-up Open House on September 12th! We hope you had as much fun as we did. It was amazing seeing our wonderful supporters and partners celebrate our new space along with our Hopeworks family. The day began with tours from our youth and interns and networking; and ended with a few speakers and …

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Hopeworks 2018 Camden Code Day is Coming!

On Saturday, October 20th, Camden will once again host Camden’s Code Day, bringing together youth from across the city alongside volunteers from EPAM, Subaru, Penji, Comcast, and many others to teach Camden how to code. This Camden Code Day is unique, in that it is the first time Hopeworks can actually host it! Thanks to all of our generous and …

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Julius Patterson Continues Helping Our Community!

Julius Patterson, one of Hopeworks inspirational youth recently featured on Fox29 news, is continuing his professional journey and helping others by joining the staff of Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC,) one of the region’s largest nonprofits! Coming to Hopeworks after making a decision to completely turn his life around, Julius took the lessons from his past and transformed those lessons …

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Caloua Lowe Hired at Seer Interactive!

As a kid from a small town who once had very little access to internet (outside from the public library), I can’t believe I am about to become an Intern at one of the top Digital Marketing agencies on the East Coast, Seer Interactive! I became interested in Seer earlier this year, when I visited their offices with colleagues from …

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Six New Interns at Hopeworks!

So many new internships to celebrate at Hopeworks! Our new home on 808 Market Street has allowed us to add more trainees to the training room, which has given us more talented youth to hire in our growing businesses as interns. This month we have six new internships to announce! Three interns have been added to our GIS department; 2 …

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Hopeworks Youth Network at Site Visits!

Hopeworks trainees and interns have had several opportunities over the last few months to visit big tech companies and learn about their businesses. These experiences are so helpful as youth have the chance to network, ask questions, and learn about various careers. So far, Hopeworks has visited Seer Interactive, APEX IT, EPAM Systems, and Subaru. Former year-long DeSales volunteer, Brendan …

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Billimarie Lubiano Robinson is our new Web Development Director!

We are so excited to announce Billimarie Lubiano Robinson as our new Web Development Director! Having previously worked as a Front-End Developer at Message Agency, developing websites for nonprofits, and as an instructor with the nonprofit Coded By Kids, Billimarie is a great fit for us! Her goal for our Web Department is to develop and grow it, both in …

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Congratulations to All of Our New Hopeworks Interns!

This month was so busy here at Hopeworks! We relocated to a bigger space on Market Street, which has made it possible for several more youth to start training, and 4 youth have completed the training and have earned internships with us this month! We are beyond excited that our capacity has already grown as much as it has, and …

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Will Schrieks is Diocese of Camden’s Full-Time Web Designer!

Hopeworks’ Alum and CRIB resident, Will Schrieks, is now a full-time Web Designer! He started the new position at the Diocese of Camden and is “responsible for the creation and maintenance of 27 websites and other online assets, managing the relationship with online vendors, as well as serving as IT technician for simple issues at the IT Help Desk.” He …