Yearly Archives: 2022


“Grants in Action” Constructing Hope Highlight via M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

Since its founding in 1975, the Murdock Trust has invested in nonprofits that provide opportunities for flourishing to everyone in our region – including, and often especially, those who have been traditionally underrepresented. The Trust has also held long investment in innovative solutions to complex challenges, learning from and supporting […]

2022-12-14T11:09:57-08:00December 14th, 2022|CH News, Featured|

Constructing Hope Featured On KGW’s “Hello Rose City” TV Show

Constructing Hope was featured on KGW’s “Made For This” Segment On The Hello Rose City program.
2006 Constructing Hope graduate Treneil Washington shared his experience going through a pre-apprenticeship training program and what its like working in the construction industry.

Watch The Video Here!


2022-12-08T10:20:29-08:00December 5th, 2022|CH News, Featured|

Story of Hope – Treneil Washington, Spring 2006 Graduate

“A Tale Of Two Halves”

Treneil Washington (2006 & 2012* Graduate) is an example of how perseverance and hard work can pay off.

Treneil went through the program two different times several years apart after being incarcerated.

Though he faced many […]

2022-12-02T11:00:31-08:00December 2nd, 2022|Stories of Hope|

Constructing Hope Named One Of 100 Best Nonprofits To Work For in Oregon

“Employees praise the organization’s decision-making process — whether it’s planning the return to face-to-face or hybrid work or providing input into the design for the building’s murals. “I am empowered to make decisions about my work, and what is best for the organization,” says […]
2022-11-01T09:53:36-07:00October 12th, 2022|CH News, Featured|

Story of Hope – Michael Asana, Spring 2021 Graduate

“A Push For More”

“To me, Constructing Hope is a bridge to hope for anyone who is discouraged or does not have a means or a way to progress in life.”

Michael Asana came to Constructing Hope ready to take the next step in life. He had been working […]

2022-10-04T08:55:25-07:00October 4th, 2022|Stories of Hope|

Outreach & Recruitment Specialist

Position: Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Starting Pay: $20.00 – $26.00/hour, DOE
Deadline: September 23, 2022 

Constructing Hope’s mission is to rebuild the lives of people in our community by encouraging self-sufficiency through skills training and education in the construction industry. We provide […]

2022-11-11T09:41:48-08:00September 12th, 2022|CH News, Employment|

Story of Hope – Antonio Gonzalez, Winter 2022 Graduate

“Work Hard”

Despite the obstacles he faced, Winter of 2022 graduate Antonio Gonzalez is forging a path forward for himself and his family.

Before joining Constructing Hope, Antonio was living in Las Vegas, struggling to secure stable housing and make ends meet.

His uncle, who lives in Washington and is […]

2022-09-15T10:48:01-07:00September 12th, 2022|Stories of Hope|

Construction Hope Featured In “Construction Dive” Digital Magazine

The construction industry faces a stark shortage of workers, but programs and people across the country are working at the local level to solve the problem. Help Wanted highlights grassroots efforts to recruit the next generation of construction pros.”

Link To Construction Dive Article:

2022-08-30T08:26:51-07:00August 30th, 2022|CH News, Featured|

Story of Hope – Chelsea Asselmeier, Winter 2021 Graduate

“Don’t Stop Believing”

For Chelsea, Constructing Hope opened the door to what once felt like an unimaginable life. Throughout her life, Chelsea faced many challenges and setbacks, to a point where she was houseless, struggling to find food, security, and sobriety. Now, three years later, she is buying […]

2022-08-22T14:06:48-07:00August 22nd, 2022|Stories of Hope|
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