“Our recidivism rate is 5 percent. That’s an amazing number when you consider that they’re dealing with some of the worst of the worst offenders – people with drug habits and mental health issues.”
Former Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford
President Barack Obama talks about his plan for faith based community programs, including Ready4Work, in Zanesville, OH on July 1, 2008.
Founded in 1999, as a faith-based nonprofit community development corporation, Operation New Hope has maintained a two-pronged business model vital to sustaining broken urban communities – the development of affordable housing and successful workforce and family reintegration of ex-offenders.
Operation New Hope is dedicated to providing individuals and families with opportunities and tools necessary to rebuild their lives and restore communities through sustainable economic development initiatives.
We envision a world where anyone can rebuild their life and help restore their community.
- Honest, respectful and forthright in action, adhering to the highest ethical standards.
- A willingness to listen and learn allows for community partnerships, builds collective capabilities and creates all-inclusive environments.
- Passionate and committed to protecting the trust of our communities, unyielding with the desire to achieve and advance our mission.
- Believe everything is possible, everyone is valuable and anyone can make a difference