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How Mayor Parker can use tech policy to boost Philly’s economy and strengthen opportunity

January 10, 2024
The Philadelphia region has fewer than 100,000 jobs at tech companies, but closer to 150,000 tech workers across all industries, according to Technical.ly’s reporting last month. Thousands more use technology as creators, artists and in an array of other fields, from the building trades to advanced manufacturing to the life sciences. No surprise that Mayor Cherelle […]
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Hopeworks Web Team Develops Philabundance Website; Launches New Website to Showcase Services & Client Work

November 30, 2023
We are excited to announce that our web team has developed and launched a new website for the impactful and well-known nonprofit, Philabundance! Philabundance works with over 350 community partners to distribute food throughout nine counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey. Their very simple belief is that no one should go hungry while […]
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Hopeworks awarded 2023 American Water Charitable Foundation Workforce Readiness Grant

November 21, 2023
Hopeworks was recently awarded a 2023 American Water Charitable Foundation Workforce Readiness Grant that will be used to support its workforce development program that connects young adults to education, experience and a transformative career. Both Camden-based businesses have been partners for several years to provide real work experience to a group of young adults with state-of-the-art Geographic Information System […]
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American Water and the American Water Charitable Foundation Celebrate Five Years on the Camden Waterfront

November 9, 2023
CAMDEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest regulated water and wastewater utility company in the U.S., and the American Water Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization established by American Water, celebrated five years since relocating its national headquarters to the Camden, N.J. waterfront in 2018. In recognition, the Foundation provided a combined total of $25,000 in One […]
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Hopeworks, Comcast, and City of Camden Discuss Ways to Bridge The Digital Divide

November 1, 2023
Thank you to everyone who recently attended our Painting A Brighter Future Event! Community leaders, business professionals, Hopeworks alumni and more, came together to discuss the impact of the digital divide and how we can all help find a solution. In case you missed it, check out a short recap above! Thank you again to […]
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Camden nonprofit uses AI tools like ChatGPT to help young people prepare for jobs

October 19, 2023
On a typical Thursday morning, Hopeworks’ Camden headquarters is buzzing with teens and twentysomethings exploring technology that isn’t just new to them, but relatively novel to anyone. Their training and work often involves applications enhanced by artificial intelligence. AI anxiety — as some have come to call it — is nowhere to be found. Kai […]
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Hopeworks partners with Horizon BCBSNJ to launch youth-focused mental health website

September 25, 2023
Hopeworks has partnered with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey to launch a new website — Healthy Outcomes — to help young adults find relevant mental health resources. This project, spurred by a $20,000 grant from Horizon’s philanthropic arm, was inspired by the isolation, anxiety and the many other mental health concerns and needs among youth brought about […]
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Take a look at Hopeworks’ larger Camden headquarters

August 31, 2023
The expanded HQ comes months after the nonprofit opened a second location in Kensington. Tech education and training nonprofit Hopeworks is expanding to a new headquarters in Camden. This new office at 808 Market St. — 13,000 square feet of office space up from 11,000 square feet in its former Camden location — will also serve as […]
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Hopeworks opens new HQ, training space in Camden

August 31, 2023
Approximately 13K sq. ft. in size, space will help more young people qualify for long-term living wage careers and connect employers to wider range of candidates for openings. Hopeworks has opened a new space on the first floor at 808 Market St. in Camden. The space will not only function as Hopeworks’ new corporate headquarters, but […]
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Hopeworks Opens New Space in Camden

August 31, 2023
Hopeworks, a nonprofit and social enterprise, announces their new space on the first floor at 808 Market Street in Camden. The space will not only function as Hopeworks’ new corporate headquarters, but it will also include additional dedicated training centers for the Hopeworks GIS Team and the Hopeworks Web Team, allowing the organization to serve […]
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