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FCC Chairman Visits Hopeworks On His Digital Opportunity Tour

March 21, 2019
Federal Commission of Communications Chairman, Ajit Pai, paid Hopeworks a visit this month on the New Jersey leg of his Digital Opportunity Tour. Throughout his tour of the United States, Pai hopes to close the digital divide for all Americans. The Chairman was able to speak with our youth and staff about how we’re using […]
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Uplift Solutions Philly Food Rescue Brings Food to Hopeworks

December 17, 2018
Often, as youth at Hopeworks work to learn HTML, CSS, Javascript, ArcGIS, or other technologies, the technical complexity of the work can be challenging. Other times, the demands of balancing clients, production targets, and learning professional skills while on the job at Hopeworks can be daunting even to the most ambitious youth associate at Hopeworks. […]
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State Street Update!

November 16, 2018
Although we are no longer directly located in North Camden, we still are very much connected to State Street through our CRIB and our Esperanza Community Garden! The Garden has had a very busy season. There was a fun Halloween celebration for the community in late October, which included a candy hunt for the kids […]
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Power-Up was a Success!

September 18, 2018
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 […]
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Hopeworks 2018 Camden Code Day is Coming!

September 17, 2018
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 […]
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Hopeworks Wins $100,000 Impact100 Grant!

June 14, 2018
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 […]
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Hopeworks' Alumni Adria Boultin and Sekinah Brodie Speak at Philly Tech Week!

May 16, 2018
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 […]
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Hopeworks Prepares to Bring the Magic to a New Location!

March 14, 2018
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. […]
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Hopeworks Gets Ready for Our New Space

February 14, 2018
Late this Spring, Hopeworks staff, trainees, and supporters will welcome the Hopeworks spirit to a new, larger space here in Camden, more than doubling the number of young people we can serve each year! Thanks to the generous support of the Townsend Foundation and many other supporters, Hopeworks can make sure that we have the […]
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Hopeworks Launches a Successful GIS Day

December 15, 2017
On December 13, 2017, the GIS Program at Hopeworks celebrated Camden’s First Ever GIS Day at Rutgers University Camden. GIS, or Geographic Information Systems, is a technology widely used to evaluate and solve problems, and make better decisions. GIS is used in many areas including business, emergency management, crime prevention, environmental management and many others. […]
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