Hope Stories

Hope Partnership’s Adult Education Program has a new look for our 22 students who are building their skills to pass the new GED test in Pennsylvania. Each of our 9 volunteer teachers has decades of real classroom teaching experience in reading, writing, language arts, math,...

Hope students might inhabit the corner of 11th and Huntingdon, but their world stretches far beyond North Philadelphia. Take the last two weeks, for instance. On Thursday evening, March 19th, Xaria, one of our fifth grade students, and her mother attended the Society of the...

Our seventh grade class has started a five month journey exploring the issues facing Morocco, Peru, and Uganda. Each class member is now a student diplomat of the 2015 Junior Model United Nations. Assigned to one of three teams, students will work together to research...

Could our 2nd Annual Career Day possibly live up to the amazing experience of 2014? The Hope staff approached the day with a bit of trepidation since they had been overwhelmed by the participation and enthusiasm of everyone involved in our first effort. Well, they...

Reading has always been a primary focus at Hope Partnership, as it is in every school. Way back in 2002, we ended every After School session with circle time reading, featuring some wonderful children’s book each day. During our days at the RW Brown Community...

Eighth Grader Alyse Nichols, along with several of her schoolmates, writes articles for a school publication called “Healthy Hope”. Her article about her grandmother earned her a photo and feature on WHYY’s “Newsworks: The Pulse”. Healthy Hope is a newsletter written by Hope Students and published...

The Hope Room was filled with anticipation and the feeling of something significant about to take place as the Hope Howley Scholars were announced during a special assembly last month. The Howley Family Foundation has been assisting students in Cleveland and Philadelphia with high school tuition...

Four eighth grade girls, Nakiyah, Tamyira, Tracy, and Zayanna, accompanied by Hope Partnership staff, attended the ceremony where the National Constitution Center’s Liberty Medal was awarded to Malala Yousafzai. Malala Yousafzai received the 2014 Liberty Medal for her continued demonstration of courage and resilience in the...

How can we possibly celebrate our students who pass the GED? For one of our students, the reward was obvious. During years of instruction this student and her teacher had discovered their mutual love of opera, though the student had never had the privilege of attending...