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Jared Bradshaw is Hopeworks’ New Design Intern!

Jared first learned about Hopeworks from a friend who had completed the training and had been an intern in our Web Department. When he found out that he could come to Hopeworks and get an internship in web or design that would generate a stable income, Jared was very interested in trying it out! Jared was born and raised here …

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Anfernee Taylor Starts Internship with Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority!

We’re excited for Anfernee as he starts his IT internship at Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority(CCMUA)! And, we’re happy to resume our partnership with CCMUA with this internship. Anfernee started training at Hopeworks in November of 2017, and his favorite thing about Hopeworks was “the atmosphere, the people, and the comfortable workplace environment.” Anfernee’s strength is problem-solving, and when asked …

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Hopeworks Expands Our Academic Team

As Hopeworks moves into our new space and works with more and more employers to place youth in permanent, high wage jobs, an increasing number of youth need additional academic support to take full advantage of these opportunities. To meet this need, renowned Adult Basic Skills leader Carol Dann has joined Hopeworks, leading our efforts to make sure every youth …

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Hopeworks Wins $100,000 Impact100 Grant!

On June 4, in front of a crowd of over 400 women and supporters, Hopeworks GIS Intern and Medical Coding Student Nyree Oliver shared her story and asked the members of Philadelphia’s Impact100 for their vote to award Hopeworks one of three $100,000 grants to support our expansion. It worked! Hopeworks was one of three nonprofits selected for the prestigious …

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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 …