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Our Story of Hope


Transforming Communities

  • Practice hope. As hopefulness becomes a habit, you can achieve a permanently happy spirit.

    Norman Vincent Peale
  • Now faith is the substance of things HOPED for, the evidence of things not seen.

    Hebrews 11:1

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President Trump Endorses Mr. Jon Ponder


‘Prayer Changes Hearts’: President Trump Honors God’s Redemptive Work in our CEO’s Life.

Key Findings

  • Of the individuals that completed the job readiness training course, 64 percent found stable employment.
  • Of those employed, 25 percent found employment within 17 days of the training course.
  • Only 6 percent of these individuals were re-incarcerated during the 18-month study period.
  • Hope for Prisoners’ mentor program appears to be a key component of the reentry initiative; participants with mentors were more likely to find employment.
  • 350+ trained mentors
  • 2200+ graduates

U.S. Department of Labor – Prisoner Reentry into the Workforce


US Department of Labor – Labor Day 2018 Video with our CEO Mr. Jon Ponder.

Pilot Program – HOPE for Second Chances


A brand new alternative sentencing program in partnership with the District Attorney’s office and HOPE for Prisoners.