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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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Nathaniel Makes 4th Hopeworks Young Professional to Join UPS!

November 1, 2023
We are sending a HUGE congratulations to our very own Nathaniel Ellison for recently landing a full-time position with UPS. Nate is a diligent, engaged, and hard-working young professional. He recently graduated high school and is also looking forward to enrolling in college. On his journey to finding this position, Nate has faced several setbacks […]
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Nafis Joins Vanguard IT Department!

November 1, 2023
Nafis joined Hopeworks only 4 months ago, after hearing about the program’s results with so many young professionals attaining high-paying full-time jobs. A recent high school graduate, Nafis has goals of venturing into the tech or web development field and has gained an interest in the IT field during his time here. He was recently […]
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Dymir Is One Step Closer To Reaching Real Estate Empire Goals!

November 1, 2023
Congratulations to our very own Dymir Akins who has just been hired full-time by Watchtower Property Co. as a Lead Office Administrator! Dymir is one of our previous dual-enrollment students who has recently graduated high school and looking to move into a career in real estate. Earlier this year, he won 1st place in our Business Pitch Competition and […]
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Camden nonprofit uses AI tools like ChatGPT to help young people prepare for jobs

October 19, 2023
On a typical Thursday morning, Hopeworks’ Camden headquarters is buzzing with teens and twentysomethings exploring technology that isn’t just new to them, but relatively novel to anyone. Their training and work often involves applications enhanced by artificial intelligence. AI anxiety — as some have come to call it — is nowhere to be found. Kai […]
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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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15 Hopeworks Dual Enrollment Students Graduate High School!

July 14, 2023
Taking the steps to transform your life is not easy to do for anyone. Showing up every day to improve yourself and your life, no matter how crazy life gets is even more difficult. Somehow, our young professionals not only show up but they juggle family, school, trauma, relationships and everything else with poise and […]
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Hopeworks Recognized During Philadelphia Eagles Game As Community Sponsor!

January 28, 2023
We are ecstatic to announce that we have been named a Community Redzone Sponsor by our friends at the Philadelphia Eagles Organization, in partnership with Philadelphia Insurance Companies! It is an honor to have a new found partnership with our hometown team, especially with the recent opening of our Kensington location.  Three of our young […]
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Hopeworks Entrepreneurs Wow Judges At 3rd Annual Pitch Competition!

December 1, 2022
Our 3rd Annual Pitch Competition was a major success! Our entrepreneurs pitched their businesses to a panel of industry leaders, gained insightful feedback, and even sold their products/services on site to family and friends after the event. The 1st place winner was Natalie Nieves, the Founder of Bold Creations, a graphic design business and our […]
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Hopeworks Visits The Philadelphia Phillies Tech Facility!

September 1, 2022
Hopeworks staff recently accompanied a group of young professionals to visit the Technology Facility for the Philadelphia Phillies. The trip included a ballpark tour, staff discussion, refreshments, and a visit of the data center.  Da’Shek explained more about the experience and how the young professionals were able to see a completely different side of a […]
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