On Friday, July 26, 2019, Vice President Pence, Ivanka Trump and Governor DeSantis visited Operation New Hope to learn about our nationally acclaimed Ready4Work program. Pence praised our reentry services stating that Ready4Work is a “model program not only in Florida but for the United States.” Below are pictures from the tour and round table discussion.
While Dr. Makaziwe Mandela, eldest daughter of Nelson Mandela, and her daughter Tukwini were visiting Jacksonville for the 1st Nelson Mandela International Day Jacksonville, they stopped by Operation New Hope to learn more about the organization. The tour made stops in every department where the Mandelas learned about our four-pronged approach (case management, supportive services, job training and job placement …
Prints of Nelson Mandela’s drawings were given to Clifford Williams by Dr. Makaziwe Mandela to honor the years of struggle he endured while being wrongfully incarcerated for 42 years.
Presented by Dr. Makaziwe Mandela, Tukwini Mandela and Khalil Osiris during Nelson Mandela International Day Kickoff to Freedom Gala