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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 to give back to someone who couldn’t afford a private education.” “I’m a good teacher and I was always attracted to the ones who did the poorest and just didn’t like school, the ‘bad kids,’ “Rubio said. “So it was like a homecoming when I first started here. I felt like I […]

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HopeWorks Swims Against Recession Tide to Rebuild Lives

TOM WILEMON | The Daily News Sometimes people who have made the wrong choices in life become so burdened by guilt they become resigned to being bad. Antonio Owens helps them confront that guilt so they can live a good life. As a facilitator for HopeWorks, he goes into jails to recruit students for a faith-based program that teaches job skills and provides career counseling to convicted felons and others. The nonprofit organization is marking its 20th anniversary of community service in Memphis this year, but the recession is making its mission of placing people in internships and jobs harder […]

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