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.

68%

Convicts Rearrested Within 3 Years of Release (National Avg)

43%

Decrease in Recidivism Risk with Participation in Educational Programs

One Year After Our Founding

Where we are, one year after our founding One year ago, the founders of what would soon become Hope 2 Hire were burdened by the troubling statistics of Memphians within the criminal…

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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.

What is Hope 2 Hire?