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Hopeworks’ Alumni Adria Boultin and Sekinah Brodie Speak at Philly Tech Week!

We are so proud of Hopeworks’ alumni, Sekinah Brodie and Adria Boultin who spoke on Philly Tech Week’s “Equity in Tech” panel! Both young women are working full-time right here in Camden, as well as pursuing their own projects as entrepreneurs. Philly Tech Week is such a great opportunity for our alum to network and market themselves as the professionals …

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Subaru Day of Service was a Success!

Subaru has been a valued Community Partner of Hopeworks for several years now and we are so grateful to them for all their support and generosity throughout the years. On May 4th, 35 of Subaru’s IT employees spent the day at Hopeworks with our youth.  They also offered to help us in any way we needed. Of course, we took …

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Extraordinary Women and Mothers at Hopeworks

Having just celebrated Mother’s Day, we’re recognizing some amazing women and mothers at Hopeworks. These women are all full time mothers balancing school and internships. Parenting by itself is no easy task, but these determined young women of Hopeworks have made a conscious decision to return to college so that they can create a better life for their children.   …

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Genesis Garcia Excels at WeScrimmage!

Genesis Garcia started training at Hopeworks in December of 2017, and finished the training in February of 2018. She then quickly earned an internship with WeScrimmage as their Marketing Intern! Genesis has been excelling at her WeScrimmage internship and loving the experience.  According to Genesis, “My favorite part is how involved the staff and CEO are with me…always in contact …

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Brandon’s Personal Design Business Takes Off!

Brandon Rodriguez finished his Web Design internship with Hopeworks and is now focusing on his successful graphic design business! He produces professional products such as websites, business cards, logos, and branding collateral; as well as invitations and album covers. He also prints his designs on merchandise like t-shirts, and totes. On the wide scope of products his business offers, Brandon …

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Staff Spotlight: Soley Berrios

Behind every successful Hopeworks youth is our awesome staff helping them succeed! Meet Soley Berrios, College Success Coach working with youth to get into college and reach their academic and life goals. Soley is also a passionate and active member of the Camden community. Born in Puerto Rico, she moved here with her parents when she was four and has …

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Hopeworks Welcomes Lee and Skye!

Hopeworks is excited to welcome two new team members, Skye Horbrook and Lee Carson, to the Hopeworks team, adding resources as we grow! Skye Horbrook takes on the role of Lead Trainer, overseeing our growing training room and making sure that Hopeworks youth are developing both the technical and professional skills to succeed in today’s challenging workplace. With a degree …

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GIS Business Taking Flight!

After 30 hours of preparation and a 2 hour exam, GIS Team Manager Kadeem Pratt is now a certified Drone Pilot! Kadeem’s certification is not only a personal achievement, but it is an achievement for our entire GIS Business. Drones make data collecting much more efficient; therefore, our GIS business is now able to offer a wider scope of more …

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Destin Brooks–Newest Intern in GIS!

Destin Brooks first toured Hopeworks after hearing about us from a close friend. After the tour, he realized what a great opportunity Hopeworks offered him as he is very interested in the tech field. He completed the training a couple of weeks ago and has been hired in our GIS department as their newest intern! His time and training at …

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Hopeworks Prepares to Bring the Magic to a New Location!

As Hopeworks prepares to move to a new, larger location — allowing us to more than double the number of youth that we serve — Hopeworks trainees, staff, and youth interns are also working to make sure we bring along the trauma informed culture that makes the magic work! Some Hopeworks traditions will remain unchanged. As we enter the new …