Story of Hope: Rasean Cole-Cueto, Spring 2020 Graduate

Rasean had struggled with drug addiction before hearing about Constructing Hope while she was at treatment. She intended to start training with the program before the pandemic, but unfortunately COVID-19 forced her to postpone her plans. She had her second son during the pandemic and started Constructing Hope just two months after […]

2021-11-02T12:45:47-07:00November 2nd, 2021|Stories of Hope|

Story of Hope: Willie Jones, Fall 2015 Graduate

During his time at Constructing Hope, Willie faced numerous challenges. He had recently been released from prison and had a newborn son. He even had to bring his son to class with him, inspiring Constructing Hope to start making childcare available for all students. Unfortunately, Willie also lost his mother while going through the program, and he said […]

2021-09-30T10:15:40-07:00September 30th, 2021|Stories of Hope|

Story of Hope: Hope Kidby, Winter 2018 Graduate

Before Hope joined Constructing Hope, she had no construction experience whatsoever. She was a recovering addict with a criminal record doing janitorial work to pay the bills. Hope eventually heard about Constructing Hope from a neighbor and took it as a sign that she should join the program the […]

2021-07-30T09:48:17-07:00July 30th, 2021|Stories of Hope|

Stories of Hope – Vic Liang, Summer 2017 Graduate

As the son of Taiwanese immigrants, Vic was raised thinking that he had two career options: something in the retail field or to attend college and become a doctor. He didn’t realize there were other options in between, including lucrative jobs in the construction industry that don’t […]

2021-05-04T17:15:42-07:00May 4th, 2021|Stories of Hope|
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