Second Chances – A Community Dialogue at MOSH Nov 16

For immediate release

Jacksonville, Fl (October 23, 2018) – Operation New Hope, in partnership with MOSH and the Jax Chamber are pleased to present, Second Chances – a film-screening event featuring the Oscar-nominated documentary, Knife Skills.  The 40 min film showcases the opening of a French restaurant in Cleveland, Ohio staffed only by previously incarcerated people. Knife Skills highlights challenges the staff encounters while finding their way after prison release.

The program begins at 6:30pm, at the Jacksonville Museum of Science & History. The film will be shown in the Planetarium, followed by a panel discussion. The guests will be invited to share their reflections on the film as well as ask questions of the panelists.


Linda Gamble – Director of Clinical Services, Operation New Hope

Kevin T. Gay – Founder & CEO, Operation New Hope

Josh Martino – President, Bono’s Pit Bar-B-Q, Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q

$15 Member | $20 Non-member Light refreshments provided.

The link to purchase tickets can be found here.

Please direct any questions about the event to Curtis Hazel, Community Engagement Director, Operation New Hope:, 904-354-4673 ext. 110

About Operation New Hope

Operation New Hope provides support, life and job skills training for people with a history of involvement with the criminal justice system, and places them in employment that offers a sustainable quality of life. Started in 1999, by CEO & Founder Kevin Gay, Operation New Hope envisions a world where everyone who has made a mistake is given a fair and just second chance.

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