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Make resolutions like a HopeWorks student

Our mission is simple – we want to give Memphians who need a second chance a Christ-centered space to learn and grow through education, counseling and career development programs. The individuals we help are impressive. With the new year quickly approaching, we think everyone should be making resolutions…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…