HopeWorks

Our outlook for 2020

The close of a year and the beginning of a new one is an especially beautiful time to reflect on accomplishments and growth. We’re entering a new decade, and leaving behind 10 years of work and progress. This monumental turn-of-the page feels like a critical time to look…

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A Morning of Hope with Bill Courtney – March 2, 2013

Join us for the Fifth Annual HopeWorks Fundraising Event:  "A Morning of Hope with Bill Courtney" 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. | Woodland Hills Event Center Click here to purchase tickets online It’s not always about winning, but instead achieving. When Bill Courtney took on the volunteer position as…

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HopeWorks to Graduate 800th Student – April 12, 2012

HopeWorks supporters and volunteers, family members and friends of current students and anyone interested in the program are invited to witness 26 HopeWorks students graduate from the Personal and Career Development (PCD) program. The event will be held at HopeWorks' facility, 1930 Union Avenue, in the auditorium of…

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An Evening of Hope with Ruby Payne

What: Fourth Annual HopeWorks Fundraising Event - "An Evening of Hope" When: Thursday, March 22, 2012 | 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Where: Woodland Hills Event Center Internationally-renowned author, speaker and career educator Ruby Payne, Ph.D., will serve as the featured speaker for the fourth annual fundraising event…

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Letter to the Editor: A Second Chance is Worth the Risk

The Commercial Appeal Click here to see the full story. Questions have been raised recently about the logic of hiring ex-felons for jobs throughout the Memphis area. Although no one would argue that crime should ever be tolerated or repeated, a larger picture needs to be considered. To…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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