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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 the coach of the varsity football team at Manassas High School in Memphis, he met a total of 17 players with old equipment and a worn out practice field. In the school’s 110-year history, the football team had never made it to a playoff game. Courtney quickly realized he had more to […]

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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 the Midtown Church of Christ. Graduation exercises begin at 6:30 p.m. April 12 marks the graduation of the 76th PCD class in HopeWorks program history, and the program’s 800th graduate will be a part of this class. 26 current HopeWorks students will be honored for completion of the 13-week program, which includes […]

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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 “An Evening of Hope” Thursday, March 22 at Woodland Hills Event Center. From years of life lessons, Dr. Payne, founder of aha! Process, has written more than a dozen books on poverty. Dr. Payne is an expert on the mindset of economic class, the socioeconomic assumptions of class and the framework for effective social change. She has worked to educate […]

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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 automatically reject a person who’s made poor choices in the past and never allow them to get off of the mat may not be in the best interest of our city. A good employer shouldn’t feel pressure to hire individuals just because they do or don’t have criminal backgrounds, but rather because […]

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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 something you create, moment by moment.” – Bill Strickland Nationally recognized as a visionary leader who authentically delivers educational and cultural opportunities to at-risk students and adults, Bill Strickland is president and CEO of Manchester Bidwell Corporation, a Pittsburgh-based youth development and adult training center. Through the power of his vision, the […]

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