Hopewell Project

Hopewell Project: The Stories behind the Statistics

Hopewell Project: The Stories behind the Statistics

Rosemary Sherrod, Director of the Hopewell Project, compiles the "stories behind the statistics"--the moments that numbers can't give justice to. Our neighborhood is changing. Be inspired by what's happening!

Meeting a Need Together: A Community Center for Hopewell

Meeting a Need Together: A Community Center for Hopewell

Every day, young people enjoy our basketball court, sports field and skate park--soon, they will have even more! We are transforming our current workshop into a Community Center with space for ESL classes, college prep seminars, foosball, children’s plays, and much, much more!

Rewriting the Script: Youth Development in Nashville

Rewriting the Script: Youth Development in Nashville

In the US, over 30% of middle schoolers are without adult supervision after school. In Tennessee, only 31% of students reach proficiency in reading upon graduation. Our response to these startling statistics and the need evident within our own neighborhood was to launch CASE, an after school program, this fall. Learn more about CASE in the this article and photo story, written and photographed by Kelly Jobe.

New Venue for Young People: Skatepark Built in Hopewell Neighborhood

New Venue for Young People: Skatepark Built in Hopewell Neighborhood

During the last few months, Rylan Aaseby has combined his aptitude for skateboarding with his capacity for building in order to benefit young people through constructing a skatepark for the Hopewell neighborhood, where the G.O.D. Int’l headquarters is based. Our enthusiasm for this skatepark is rooted in our desire to be a transformative presence in the neighborhood by giving young people a safe venue to enjoy physical activity and develop friendships.