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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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A Career In GIS: How To Create More Opportunities For The Next Generation

January 10, 2024
Whether for water quality, conservation, governance, stormwater management, resiliency, or a host of other needs, geographic information systems (GIS) are in demand, presenting an excellent opportunity to grow — and diversify — your workforce. Geographic information systems (GIS) is a field that has become an essential tool in many industries, and the skills required to […]
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Hopeworks Hosts Holiday Pop Up Shops for Entrepreneurs

January 2, 2024
Earlier this month we hosted Holiday Pop Up Shops for our young professionals in our entrepreneurship class to sell their products and promote their businesses. It was amazing to see how far they have all come in a matter of months with starting a business from scratch. Thank you to Brad Aronson for hosting the […]
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Feel Good Story of The Month: Desmond Riley

November 30, 2023
Earlier this month, we had a pop-up visit at our Camden headquarters from a very special guest! Desmond Riley is a Hopeworks alumni from the early 2000’s where we started in a small row home in North Camden. Desmond just happened to be walking down Market Street when he saw our sign on the window […]
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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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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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Santander Bank and Camden Future Bankers Program Visit Camden Location

July 31, 2023
Earlier this week, our staff and young professionals hosted a day of info sessions and presentations for individuals from the Camden Future Bankers program (in partnership with Santander Bank). The sessions included an Intro to Hopeworks, Networking Basics, Professional Branding, Intro to Pixlr, and trauma-informed care. Santander has been a long-time partner and funder of […]
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