Forgotten Majority

Advocating for the just and humane treatment of those who are incarcerated.


FRESH OUT OF PRISON? LOOKING FOR WORK? If you’ve served your time and live in Jacksonville, Florida, you may be in luck. Founded in 1999, Operation New Hope is dedicated to providing individuals and families with opportunities and tools necessary to rebuild their lives and restore communities through sustainable economic development initiatives. Ready4Work is one of the programs offered by Operation New Hope and is nationally recognized. Their focus is on assisting ex-offenders with re-entry into the community and workforce where they can lead a productive life and become responsible citizens.

Ready4Work is designed to assist in curtailing prison recidivism rates and takes a 4-pronged approach which includes case management, life coaching, job training and job placement assistance. Participants are ex-offenders that have not committed violent or sexual crimes and must undergo a complete background screening prior to acceptance into the program.

Interested? Contact Operation New Hope for more information.
The Historic Klutho Building
1830 North Main St.
Jacksonville, FL 32206
(904) 354-HOPE (4673)