Thanks to a $1 million gift, this Kensington nonprofit is giving more young people training and work experience in tech

May 15, 2024
Hopeworks is a nonprofit that offers training and work experience in tech for young adults. They plan to expand their Kensington office and double the amount of training slots they currently offer.  Over the past few years, a media-boosted narrative about young people has emerged — they are lazy. None of them want to work, […]
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The AI Impact - Education & The Workforce

May 7, 2024
Dan Rhoton, the CEO of the New Jersey-based job training nonprofit Hopeworks, firmly believes AI can help prepare underprivileged young adults to enter the workforce.  Hopeworks utilizes AI tools to upskill Camden, N.J.-area residents over 17 and connect them with local employers. Rhoton sees the technology as a way to level the playing field between […]
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Building the Future

April 16, 2024
Advisory and accounting firm CLM Advisors made a charitable donation to the Washington Township Police k-9 Unit, which will offset the costs of purchasing, training and caring for additional dogs. Read our segment in the article here or visit the site for the full digital article here.
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Philadelphia hopes to put some 250 residents to work with $1.2 million in grants to 4 nonprofits

March 28, 2024
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia is giving $1.2 million to four workforce training programs, in hopes of securing jobs for some 250 students. The jobs are mostly in the medical field but also include some city jobs. Employers such as Penn Medicine and Temple Health need medical assistants, and thousands of Philadelphians need jobs. The city’s […]
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City Announces $1.15 Million Investment in Organizations Advancing Innovative Workforce Training Programs

March 28, 2024
PHILADELPHIA — The City’s Department of Commerce today announced its latest investment through the Workforce Solutions Grant, selecting four new organizations to develop innovative workforce solutions for local job seekers to prepare for and connect to sustainable career pathways that pay a living wage. The Workforce Solutions Grant invests in programs from organizations that strive […]
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Four organizations selected to develop innovative solutions for job seekers in Philadelphia

March 28, 2024
Mayor Cherelle Parker and the Department of Commerce on Thursday announced four new organizations to develop innovative workforce solutions for local job seekers. The Workforce Solutions Grant invests in programs from organizations that strive to address specific challenges that Black, Latino and other historically disadvantaged Philadelphia residents face when preparing for and entering the workforce. […]
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America’s Great Experiment With Jobs For The Underclass

February 21, 2024
Revealing how workers in the “hard to employ” groups, who were not program participants, were quietly finding jobs on their own: While Supported Work suffered from high drop-out rates, it also showed how much other workers in the “hard to employ” populations, the control group members, were finding jobs on their own. The small difference […]
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Partners in Philanthropy 2024: Announcing this year’s 25 honorees

February 13, 2024
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 

February 12, 2024
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 

February 12, 2024
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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