Second Chances Matter

Hope 2 Hire is building a stronger community together through hands-on job training and life skills development for the prison population of Memphis.


Convicts Rearrested Within 3 Years of Release (National Avg)


Decrease in Recidivism Risk with Participation in Educational Programs

Hope 2 Hire’s plans for 2021

To know where you’re going, it is often helpful to think about where you’ve been. In the last 10 months, we’ve been working to develop virtual programming for our Hope 2 Hire…

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Developing the Skills Necessary to Rebuild Lives

The Hope 2 Hire partners believe the most effective way to reduce recidivism is by developing a clear path to legitimate employment. Participants within the Division of Corrections will receive hands-on job and workforce training, resume writing skills, interview preparation, and continued support following their release.

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