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What should I know about the HiSET?

In the adult world, there aren’t nearly as many tests to take as there were when you were in school. So, if you haven’t finished high school, the thought of getting into test-taking shape to earn your high school equivalency diploma can seem overwhelming. When you know what…

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How to choose the right position for you

Hiring markets ebb and flow, with some markets favoring candidates and others favoring employees. Right now, there are more open jobs than there are people to fill them, meaning people applying for work could have multiple job offers to choose from. No matter what the market looks like…

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Myths about immigrants and the workforce

Did you know more than 40 million immigrants live in the United States? Not only is this the largest immigrant population in the world, it’s also the most diverse with almost every country represented. At HopeWorks, we interface with immigrants from more than 40 countries across the globe…

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What programs support successful community reentry?

Thousands of people every day leave prisons and reenter communities. Though release from prison is something to celebrate, it can be overwhelming and very challenging. People go from a very structured environment to whatever life they choose – and options regarding housing, income, food and general care might…

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Hear our immigrant stories

When you hear the word “immigrant,” what do you think? In general, the public discourse about immigrants and immigration is simplified. Most Americans have a specific person, career path, language and culture that comes to mind when they hear the term. But through our Adult English as a…

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A glimpse into our IET program

At HopeWorks, it’s our mission to help our neighbors succeed in achieving their goals and dreams. We’re dedicated to providing exceptional education and learning experiences that allow our students the opportunity for meaningful employment. One way we’ve recently embarked upon this goal is through our IET program. Integrated…

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How to prepare for your next job interview

If you haven’t interviewed for a position in a long time, the interview process can be intimidating! Interview processes and practices change regularly and can vary based on your industry or desired position. Before you step into the boss’s office, you should take time to sharpen your interview…

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Staying connected with HopeWorks after graduation

When someone walks alongside you through major life milestones, you want to keep those people around. That’s why so many people who graduate from HopeWorks’ programming continue to connect with the organization: The relationships formed here inspired positive life change and transformation in Jesus Christ.  If you’re a…

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How does HopeWorks translate its programs to prison?

One of the cornerstones of HopeWorks’ foundation is second chances. We believe that everyone deserves hope – for their family and their future. We instill these beliefs into our community through our prison ministry. While incarcerated, justice-involved HopeWorks students are able to partake in our Adult Education and…

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