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Little Rock Soirée: When Hope Steps In: Women Share Stories of Restoration

“Growing up, I was your ideal child. I had straight-A’s, I was a dancer, I cheered, I had a lot of friends and I grew up in an average household with a good family. It was smooth sailing for me.”… Read Full Article by Jess Ardrey at Little Rock Soirée: https://www.littlerocksoiree.com/post/121837/when-hope-steps-in-women-share-stories-of-recovery
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Little Rock Soirée – A New Hope: Re-entry Program Helps Women Return to Society

At the corner of Ninth and College streets stands a two-story, Victorian style house surrounded by trees in bloom with the new spring. An inviting front porch wraps around the structure and the backyard is occupied by a chicken coop and raised garden beds, while a blonde gray cat named Sarafiona watches from the window...
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Hope Rises Wins “Difference Maker” Award from Rainwater Holt & Sexton and KARK

Hope Rises is honored to receive the “Difference Maker” Award from KARK Channel 4 & Rainwater, Holt & Sexton. Watch the video below of us accepting the award.
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Hope Rises’s Wins “Spirit of Arkansas” Award

Hope Rises is honored to receive the “Spirit of Arkansas” Award from KATV Channel 7 & Rainwater, Holt & Sexton. Watch the video below of us accepting the award.
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Health Eating as a Way to Recover

My name is Meagan McVay. I am a resident at Hope Rises. When I first learned that Hope Rises incorporates healthy eating as a part of the program, I was skeptical. I have been overweight all of my adult life. Within the past couple of months however my health has been a major concern for...
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10 Facts About Women in Prison

Although men comprise the majority (93%) of State and local corrections populations, currently more than 1 million adult women are involved in or under the custody and control of the criminal justice system. As of 2012, the number of women in local jails was 90,100 (Minton, 2013). Over the past 30 years, research in the...
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How Goodwill TEO and Hope Rises Got Me Back into the Workplace

Hi my name is Tara Bennett and I am a resident at Hope Rises. Five months ago I was released from a Regional Correctional Facility in Pine Bluff. I was fortunate enough to be accepted into Hope Rises and from there the TEO program (Transitional Employment Opportunity) at Goodwill Industries of Arkansas. The TEO program...
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