Education and Empowerment - 5:22
with Vernice Anthony of Focus: HOPE
Posted Jul 02, 2018
Focus: HOPE is building a metropolitan community where all people may live in freedom, harmony, trust and affection. Focus: HOPE provides food boxes to senior citizens who are 60 years old or older and reside in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb or Washtenaw counties that have the following yearly incomes. Their education and workforce development programs prepare individuals for success when competing for jobs. Focus: HOPE offers a holistic approach to individuals looking to jumpstart their careers. Programs are scholarship based and FREE to most students. Eligible candidates must pass a drug screen and take an admissions test to determine math and reading levels for entry. The HOPE Village Initiative is breaking the cycle of generational poverty impacting the community around Focus: HOPE by: providing quality education for children and families, creating economic opportunities for community members and transforming the environment.
Hosted by: Laurel Hess Produced by: Heartland Newsmakers Team
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