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A Morning of Hope on abc24 Midday

HopeWorks executive director Ron Wade and teacher Antonio Owens were on abc24 Midday to promote A Morning of Hope with Bill Strickland, which will be held on Saturday, March 5, at Woodland Hills Event Center in Cordova, Tenn. Click here to watch the video interview.

Ron Wade: HopeWorks puts faith in education

FaithinMemphis.com The Commercial Appeal Education is empowering. Just ask Bill Strickland, who credits the influence of his high school art teacher with helping him rise from an at-risk youth in inner-city Pittsburgh to 1996 MacArthur “Genius” grant recipient. Strickland, CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corporation and recently featured in…

Strickland to Bring Message of Hope to Memphis

By Aisling Maki The Daily News Bill Strickland is widely admired for the many hats he wears; CEO, social entrepreneur, writer, speaker and visionary. But more than anything, Strickland, featured in the acclaimed education documentary “Waiting for Superman,” is a firm believer in second chances – a value…

A Morning of Hope with Bill Strickland

What: Third Annual HopeWorks Breakfast When: Saturday, March 5 | 8:30 a.m. Where: Woodland Hills Event Center A Gourmet Breakfast by Sysco Memphis Musical Entertainment by Stephanie Needham, TurningPoint Making the Impossible Possible: Bill Strickland and HopeWorks "A simple life is not something you simply pursue; it is…

Bill Strickland Named Speaker for 2011 “Morning of Hope”

Bill Strickland, founder and CEO of the Manchester Bidwell Corporation and its subsidiaries, has been selected as the keynote speaker for the 2011 Morning of Hope breakfast. The third annual fundraising breakfast will be Saturday, March 5, 2011 at the Woodland Hills Event Center, beginning at 8:30 a.m.…

Landing at HopeWorks a ‘Homecoming’ for Rubio

RICHARD J. ALLEY | Special to The Daily News Susan Rubio spent much of her life in private education before realizing that she belonged elsewhere – closer to the street. Having attended Harding Academy as a child and later working there as a teacher and administrator, she “wanted…

Proof in Results for HopeWorks

TOM WILEMON | The Daily News HopeWorks, with a reputation for turning people’s lives around, now has the tracking data to prove it. Less than 10 percent of its graduates from January 2006 to April 2010 who had criminal backgrounds ended up back behind bars. The faith-based program…

New HopeWorks Videos

Thanks to the talents of local video expert Russ Turman, we have some amazing videos to share with you from our recent HopeWorks Breakfast. Click here for our video case study featuring Ellendale Electric Company and here for testimonies from HopeWorks graduates in their own words.

“A Morning of Hope” Video

If you didn't have the opportunity to attend our second annual HopeWorks breakfast, take a few minutes to watch this video and see what you missed! If you were able to join us, watch below for some of the highlights of our great time together!