Thanks to a $1 million gift, this Kensington nonprofit is giving more young people training and work experience in tech

May 15, 2024
Hopeworks is a nonprofit that offers training and work experience in tech for young adults. They plan to expand their Kensington office and double the amount of training slots they currently offer.  Over the past few years, a media-boosted narrative about young people has emerged — they are lazy. None of them want to work, […]
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Philadelphia hopes to put some 250 residents to work with $1.2 million in grants to 4 nonprofits

March 28, 2024
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia is giving $1.2 million to four workforce training programs, in hopes of securing jobs for some 250 students. The jobs are mostly in the medical field but also include some city jobs. Employers such as Penn Medicine and Temple Health need medical assistants, and thousands of Philadelphians need jobs. The city’s […]
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Four organizations selected to develop innovative solutions for job seekers in Philadelphia

March 28, 2024
Mayor Cherelle Parker and the Department of Commerce on Thursday announced four new organizations to develop innovative workforce solutions for local job seekers. The Workforce Solutions Grant invests in programs from organizations that strive to address specific challenges that Black, Latino and other historically disadvantaged Philadelphia residents face when preparing for and entering the workforce. […]
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City Announces $1.15 Million Investment in Organizations Advancing Innovative Workforce Training Programs

March 28, 2024
PHILADELPHIA — The City’s Department of Commerce today announced its latest investment through the Workforce Solutions Grant, selecting four new organizations to develop innovative workforce solutions for local job seekers to prepare for and connect to sustainable career pathways that pay a living wage. The Workforce Solutions Grant invests in programs from organizations that strive […]
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America’s Great Experiment With Jobs For The Underclass

February 21, 2024
Revealing how workers in the “hard to employ” groups, who were not program participants, were quietly finding jobs on their own: While Supported Work suffered from high drop-out rates, it also showed how much other workers in the “hard to employ” populations, the control group members, were finding jobs on their own. The small difference […]
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Partners in Philanthropy 2024: Announcing this year’s 25 honorees

February 13, 2024
This year the Business Journal is recognizing 25 partnerships for their philanthropic work across Greater Philadelphia. Visit the site for the full article here or click here .
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Hopeworks Spotlight: "Four Trends Driving Career-Connected Learning in 2024"

January 17, 2024
Published on Catalyze "Career-connected learning is most successful when it centers student agency, giving them the power and resources to fulfill their own potential. Hopeworks, for example, integrates trauma-informed care into their skills development programs for high school students in Camden and Philadelphia. By providing support tailored to their students’ unique experiences and needs, Hopeworks […]
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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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