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GIS Team Earns Global Honor at ESRI User Conference in San Diego!

August 4, 2022
Earlier this month, our GIS Team attended the 2022 ESRI User Conference in San Diego, CA and was awarded the Special Achievement in GIS Education Award!  Our GIS team has provided consistent, quality, work for years to huge clients such as American Water and Comcast. Receiving this award just shows that their hard work has […]
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Congratulations to Hopeworks Class of 2022 College Graduates!

May 30, 2022
Graduation season is in full effect! Over the past few weeks we’ve had a ton of Hopeworks alumni graduate from College and we want to take the time to recognize them. We also want to acknowledge the graduates that may not have been highlighted during the pandemic. Congratulations to Corey Thorpe, Monica Perez-Reyes, Brandon Rodriguez, […]
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Hopeworks’ Jase Elam Honored With Prestigious “Game Changer” Award from KYW News Radio!

March 30, 2022
With another exciting announcement, last month Youth Healing Team lead Jase Elam (they/them) was presented with a prestigious award from one of the top news stations in our region! Jase was named as one of KYW News Radio’s 2022 Game Changers! During Black History Month, KYW Newsradio’s Game Changers honored 10 individuals or organizations that […]
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Rose Graduates from Drexel’s Community Health Worker Peer Training Academy

January 27, 2022
Hopeworks is so proud to share that Youth Healing Team intern Rose Nunes has graduated from Drexel’s Community Health Worker Peer Training Academy, an impressive accomplishment that prepares Rose for a career in public health as community health worker! The Training Academy is a nine-week, 165-hour, trauma-informed, mutual learning environment for young adults with lived […]
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First Class of the Water Up Training Program Graduates!

December 2, 2021
On Friday, December 3 at 10:30 AM, New Jersey American Water will host a graduation for the Water UP! program. In partnership with non-profit Hopeworks, APEX Solutions Group and Jingoli Construction, the 11-week workforce development program offered water utility and other essential business training to equip young Camden-based participants with the skills required to successfully […]
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Hopeworks 2021 Annual Report Released

October 29, 2021
Hopeworks is proud to release its annual report for the fiscal year from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. Even more exciting, the report was designed by Hopeworks alum Yanlexis Arizaga! Check out the report here
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HOPEWORKS AWARDS OVER $24,000 TO HOPEWORKS ENTREPRENEURS AS PART OF OUR ANNUAL CODE DAY AND PITCH COMPETITION

October 29, 2021
Hopeworks hosted their 5th annual Camden Code Day and 2nd annual Virtual Pitch Competition on Saturday, October 23. Sponsored by Amazon, Square Inc., and Ancero LLC, the event offered educational enrichment opportunities for aspiring technologists as well as a chance for business owners to win financial support. Code Day attendees had the opportunity to participate […]
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HIEN FINDS SUCCESS -- AT SCHOOL AND AT CIGNA!

October 29, 2021
As Hien shared, “"When I came to Hopeworks I was still learning English.” Learning English, navigating school and green card issues, and learning to code all at once, Hien impressed everyone she met with her dedication, inquisitiveness, and “never quit” attitude. What a difference some time and lots of hard work has made! Working in […]
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Hopeworks Chosen by the NBA for a $300,000 “Capacity-Boosting” Grant

September 2, 2021
In August 2021, Hopeworks received a $300,000 grant from the National Basketball Association (NBA) Foundation. Hopeworks was one of 22 organizations—and the only one in the Philadelphia area—chosen to receive funding during the NBA Foundation’s third round of grantmaking.  Hopeworks Executive Director Dan Rhoton said he was “most excited about young people at Hopeworks finding […]
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Entrepreneurship: Jase, Jahmir and KiAyko Join the Rank of Caruso Challenge Alumni

June 30, 2021
Three Hopeworks young professionals—Jase Elam, Jahmir Mungo, and KiAyko Walls—successfully completed the second Caruso Challenge program at Hopeworks, sponsored by the Uncommon Individual Foundation. The 15-week program, designed by Ben Pietrzyk while he was enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate Program, offers young people the opportunity to learn how successful entrepreneurs systematically solve problems. […]
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