Hopeworks Celebrates 2022 ABS Graduates!

August 4, 2022
Last week, Hopeworks hosted our first ever Adult Basic Skills Graduation Ceremony to celebrate young professionals who recently earned their high school diplomas! Family, friends, and Hopeworks team members attended the ceremony at the Kroc Center in Camden to honor their achievements. Keynote speakers included Hopeworks alumni Caloua Lowe, GIS Team Lead Leandra McCullough, and […]
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La’Shay Earns Her High School Diploma!

June 29, 2022
Congratulations are in order for La’Shay who has recently secured her high school diploma! This is a great accomplishment and it’s certainly not an easy road to get there. La’Shay, your journey is just beginning and we’re so happy that you’ve overcome so many obstacles to obtain your goal. 
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Alejandra and Joseph Gain Their High School Diplomas!

May 30, 2022
We’ve had a huge year of young professionals receiving their high school diplomas and now we’ve added two more to the list! We are so proud of Alejandra and Joseph for all of their hard work and perseverance to get to this point, we know it has not been an easy road.  When asked about […]
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Jordanny Is Now Diploma Official!

April 28, 2022
Earlier this month, we announced that Web Team member Jordanny had received his high school diploma, and now it’s OFFICIAL! Jordanny has encountered a number of obstacles within his diploma journey, but he was able to overcome them all. “The main challenge I faced while getting my diploma was just getting over my anxiety to […]
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Shahid Earns His High School Diploma!

December 2, 2021
Hopeworks is proud to announce that Shahid Cavallini has earned his high school diploma! Shahid’s path to this diploma was not an easy one. Shahid left public school in the 9th grade. He came to Hopeworks on the advice of his mother. Even though he faced tremendous social anxiety, Shahid was able to make the […]
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Miles Watson Earns His High School Diploma—with Distinction!

July 29, 2021
In all of the years Shawneeq Pettey-Ford has been administering the HiSET Test, both as a mathematics teacher/program coordinator at Camden Community College and as ABS Program Manager for Hopeworks, she has never once seen anyone get a perfect score on a subtest of the HiSET. That is, until Miles Watson came along.  Miles got […]
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Diplomas, jobs, and more!

June 30, 2021
Erionne Vogue gave himself a wonderful 18th birthday present—his high school diploma. The fact that he now has it is a testament to his persistence and his willingness to conquer obstacle after obstacle. If you had time to hear his story, you’d know he encountered more obstacles over the course of the year or two […]
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Elise Earns Her High School Diploma!

May 26, 2021
Elise Vogues is one woman! After she got pregnant in high school, she walked to Camden High School every day until she gave birth to her son, Trevon Johnson. In fact, at one point, she was attending school, undergoing training at Hopeworks, and, as she says “contemplating the ABS classes” Hopeworks provides.  And then the […]
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David Clark is the Hopeworks training room's newest intern.

March 25, 2021
David Clark was attending high school in Camden and was struggling to stay focused and motivated with virtual learning. David admits he was more interested in sports than in academics, so high school during a pandemic was a challenge.  He didn’t feel supported and left school in December 2020, but knew he needed to find […]
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Hopeworks Launches Middle Skills Pathways Training

January 22, 2021
Building equity and ending poverty isn't about just helping youth get a job -- it is about helping them keep it, and getting promoted to make sure they have enough money to build wealth for themselves and the next generation. That is why Hopeworks is building new "Middle Skills Pathways" - rigorous training programs that […]
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