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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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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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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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Achu Elvis Joins Rodriquez Consulting

September 28, 2021
Congratulations to Achu Elvis, for securing a job as a Mapping Technician with Rodriguez Consulting, LLC. Rodriguez Consulting, LLC (Rodriguez) is a professional engineering and land surveying firm providing civil engineering, site design, and construction inspection services. Based in the South Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia, Rodriguez's mission is to deliver vital civil engineering and geospatial […]
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Hopeworks First Pandemic Trainees - Where are They Now?

September 28, 2021
Regular readers of Hopeworks’ updates might remember when Blake, Elvis, and Erin, three young professionals who started with Hopeworks virtually in the middle of the pandemic, seeking to change their lives at a historically difficult time. They did it! Hopeworks is proud to announce that Blake has begun working as a QA Associate for Think […]
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New Green Jobs Partnership Launches

September 2, 2021
Providing a pathway to future jobs in the growing field of building energy management, including clean energy technologies, IoT, and ESG, Logical Buildings, a smart buildings technology software developer and services provider, has created a curriculum to train young people at Hopeworks! The hands-on curriculum demonstrates groundbreaking energy visualization and management through Logical Building’s SmartKit […]
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Hopeworks Places 10 More Young Professionals in Jobs - just in August!

September 2, 2021
August may be one of the most popular months for a vacation, but the activity levels were high at Hopeworks in August, with 10 more young professionals placed in jobs - just in August. Young professionals were hired at a wide range of area companies, including Solar Xchange, Itize, Virtua Hospital, Penn Interactive, Snipes USA, […]
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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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Luisa Lechuga Graduates from Rutgers University- Camden

June 30, 2021
A big round of applause for Luisa Lechuga, who recently graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in biology, and not just one but two minors! (Luisa minored in Chemistry and Psychology.) That puts her one step closer to her dream career: pediatrician. “I’ve wanted to be a doctor since I was a little kid,” […]
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