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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