‘Constructing Hope’ offers workforce training to help build futures

PORTLAND, Ore. — A program focused on helping people rebuild their lives is getting a big boost.

‘Constructing Hope’ took KATU through their newly renovated workforce training center. The building in northeast Portland will allow for larger class sizes, which will open up more job training spots.

Their focus is on […]

2022-04-20T18:51:47-07:00April 20th, 2022|CH News, Featured|

Constructing Hope builds path to living-wage construction jobs for those who need them most

Like many in America, a family tragedy left Isis Harris reeling and, soon after, buried in medical debt. Unable to keep up with the mounting prescription costs and hospital bills after her son was shot, she knew she had to make a change in her career.

But she knew that […]

2022-04-14T08:14:01-07:00April 14th, 2022|CH News, Featured|

Story of Hope – Matthew Jacobsen, Summer 2021 Graduate


“Taking The Elevator To The Top Floor”

Spring of 2021 Constructing Hope graduate Matthew Jacobsen is an example of how preparation and dedication can lead to opportunity in a short period of time.

Matthew, a former 2-time state champion wrestler, got mixed in with the wrong crowds shortly after […]

2022-06-16T10:29:28-07:00April 4th, 2022|Stories of Hope|
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