In The Media

H.O.P.E. has been published in various newspaper articles that highlight events put on by our organization.

HOPE has appeared in (videos below):


  • News 10 07/10/2015 – Summer jobs available for Stockton ‘at-risk’ kids

H.O.P.E.’s Summer Youth Program helps keep ‘at-risk’ teens busy during the summer months. Youth, supervised by H.O.P.E. clean up various areas around Stockton. Click to read original story


  • News 10 11/06/2014 – Former prisoners find work removing water hyacinth

H.O.P.E. worked with and referred former prisoners who became employed with Bay Area company, Aquatic Harvesting. Together, the company and the men worked to remove the problematic water hyacinth from the Stockton waterfront. Click to read the original story


  • The Sunday Record 02/24/2013 – Fighting violence with HOPE

HOPE held its first Families Against Violence event at Eden Park, 300 to 400 people attended. Former gang members and ex convicts came face to face with victims of violent crimes. The event included food, live music and a performance by Polynesian dancers.

  • The Record 08/14/2012 – Reclaiming the neighborhood

14 Stockton high school students start work through WorkNet on the Eden Park Beautification Project through HOPE. The event kick off for the project was held at Eden park with the students serving hot dogs painting kid’s faces and handing out free backpacks.


  • The Record 10/02/2012 – Inmates work for a better life

12 inmates, soon to be eligible for parole, graduated the Successfully Dressed program which provided them with classes in hygiene, relationships with women and interview skills. The program also provided suits donated by The Men’s Warehouse.


  • The Sunday Record 12/23/2012 – Offering HOPE and a helping hand

HOPE held a Christmas party, more than 700 people joined in the celebration. Volunteers served turkey , ham, and mashed potatoes while distributing toys to children and food baskets to their parents


  • Bear Creek Connections (H.O.P.E ARTICLE)

Thank you to pastor Bill Cummins,  Bear Creek  Community Church  , and staff for supporting H.O.P.E.

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