September 10, 2018

We had a wonderful Fall Kickoff meeting at the end of August with our ever-growing team of HOPE Mentors and IDOC staff! Thanks to everyone who joined us and helped make this event a success.

Though we're steadily growing as an organization there is lots of room to grow....

July 3, 2018

This May, a group of HOPE mentors, research assistants, and staff made the journey across the Atlantic Ocean all the way to Norway! We were lucky enough to receive an invitation to tour Halden Prison, one of Norway’s most famous open-campus correctional facilities. Her...

March 16, 2018

Nobody would say mentoring is an easy task. Here at HOPE, we are well aware of the challenges of mentoring and the importance of ongoing mentor training and support. In fact, opportunities for continued training is one of the benchmarks for best practice within mentori...