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Constructing Hope, POIC each receive $250,000 grant

Portland-based Constructing Hope and the Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center at Rosemary Anderson High School will each receive $250,000. The grants are part of a four-year, $140 million commitment by Nike to racial justice. Read Full Article

March 2nd, 2021|Categories: CH News|Tags: , |

Story of Hope – Molina Weisner, Winter 2014 Graduate

In 2014 Molina found herself in the midst of a huge transition. In a short period of time she lost her mother, completed treatment for meth addiction and moved from Eugene to Portland. It was definitely a time of challenge and change. When she arrived in Portland, she relied on transitional housing and women’s shelters for a place to stay. She found part-time employment at a call center, [...]

March 1st, 2021|Categories: Stories of Hope|Tags: , , , |

$250,000 Nike Black Community Commitment Grant Awarded to Constructing Hope

Constructing Hope: ($250,000) focuses on rebuilding the lives of people in Portland’s Black community by encouraging self-sufficiency through skills training, education and job placement in the construction industry. Read Full Article

February 25th, 2021|Categories: CH News|Tags: , , , |

John Canzano Interview With Pat Daniels

John Canzano talks with Pat Daniels, Executive Director at Constructing Hope. Daniels is a mentor, teacher, advocate, and passionate fundraiser with a sharp business mind, who has spend 15 years helping the organization grow. Canzano asks Daniels about the non-profit organization, what they do, what inspired her to start it, how resilience ties into their efforts, the support they've received from Nike, and much more. Listen to the Audio [...]

February 25th, 2021|Categories: CH News|Tags: , , , |

Story of Hope – Jalone Jones, Winter 2019 Graduate

Jalone is a family man. He’s the proud father of 1 son and 2 daughters. Prior to enrolling in Constructing Hope, he found himself jumping from short-term job to short-term job. He was in search of a true career, paying a living wage that would provide for his family. Jalone learned about Constructing Hope while chatting with an acquaintance, Sam, who had become an electrician. Sam shared how he got [...]

February 4th, 2021|Categories: Stories of Hope|Tags: , , |

Open Position: Program Coordinator

We are seeking an exceptionally organized, detail oriented, and enthusiastic team member to coordinate and expand our growing pre-apprenticeship program. This role is responsible for coordinating with the team and our education partners to teach marginalized adult students about the Construction trades. Application Deadline: February 5, 2021 To read the full job description including benefits, please click on the button below. DOWNLOAD

January 25th, 2021|Categories: Employment|Tags: , , , |
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