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The benefits of AESL as opposed to ESL

One of HopeWorks’ newest programs is Adult English as a Second Language or AESL. These classes assist students in strengthening their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills to help them succeed in their daily lives. AESL is a version of ESL classes – an acronym that may be…

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Meet our new website!

If you’re reading this post, you’ve visited our new website. We’re excited to launch a new online presence for HopeWorks that will better serve our organization as it grows. While the overall look has changed, the content and intent are the same. We want our site to help…

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Building a hope-filled future

HopeWorks brings support and opportunities to many immigrants who do not speak English By Maria Guerrero, a HopeWorks graduate HopeWorks is an organization that provides hope and second chances not only to Memphians, but also to many immigrants who want to integrate successfully in this country and build…

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What does 2021 hold for HopeWorks?

Holding fast to plans for the new year is a mistake that many of us learned in 2020. Still, the end of the year is a natural time to reflect on the closing chapter and project into the new one. Many nonprofits will share this sentiment – the…

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What the team at HopeWorks is thankful for this year

"Praise the Lord. Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever." – Psalm 106:1 Even when it feels like things are stacked against us personally, professionally or spiritually, we are reminded by Scripture time and time again that we have so much to…

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5 things to do before asking for a raise

Congratulations! You’ve landed a job and have been in your role for two years. You love your job and the company you work for, but you’ve started to feel like you have more to offer. You might even think that you’re an ideal candidate for a raise or…

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It’s National Workforce Development Month!

Did you know that Sept. is National Workforce Development Month? Passed on Aug. 1, 2019, National Workforce Development Month “supports Federal initiatives to promote workforce development” and “acknowledges that workforce development plays a crucial role in supporting workers and growing the economy.” At HopeWorks, workforce development is an…

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Five Pivotal Moments in the History of HopeWorks

HopeWorks has come a long way since its founding in 1988. This growth has allowed us to reach more people, provide more opportunities and spread the Gospel throughout Memphis. As we look back, here are five moments in our history that have defined HopeWorks’ past and, in turn,…

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