“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 …
You can view Kevin Gay’s article published in Folio Weekly Magazine here: Tie a Yellow Ribbon – Jacksonville is the City of Second Chances
Kevin Gay, Founder and CEO of Operation New Hope, and long time Board Chair Kinder (Kin) Cannon were presented with The Bishop’s Cross Award. The endowment is the highest honor given by the Episcopal Diocese of Florida to recognize those who have given most generously of their God-given time, talent or treasure toward the support, up building and strengthening of …
Operation New Hope met with representatives at National Training, Inc. to explore new avenues for expanding the vocational training available to Ready4Work® clients.