“The people here genuinely care and love you like family. They made me feel like I was welcome and because of that, I was able to move forward.”
Operation New Hope welcomes Darryl Matthews and Tonya Jackson as the new Career Development Instructors for the Ready4Work program.
“As a big believer in second chances, I am committed to helping our clients flourish and attain their goals.”
“They wouldn’t stop until I got a job and I can’t be more appreciative of all the efforts of Operation New Hope.”
“If I had not been given the opportunities here at Operation New Hope, I wouldn’t be where I am today.”
“It’s because I was given a second chance at Operation New Hope that I was able to believe that I was good enough.”
“Operation New Hope was the only one that made the difference.”
Being an American citizen is very important to Franwartha Barnes and last Tuesday, she demonstrated that by reclaiming her right to vote. When Franwartha, a recent Ready4Work graduate, first learned about the initiative to restore the voting rights of former felons in Florida, she felt hopeful that Amendment 4 would pass. “I understood why my voting rights had been taken …
Check out Kevin Gay’s article “How Employing Empathy Toward the Formerly Incarcerated Can Improve the Bottom Line” published by Forbes.
It is never easy to say goodbye, especially to a team member that has commanded as much respect and admiration as Joel Dinkins. However, the time has come for Joel to move on from Operation New Hope and begin a new chapter, sharing his many talents with others. Joel began his career as a gunner’s mate in the US Navy …