Hopeworks is solving the problem of high schoolers who don’t finish high school and must start earning money immediately to support themselves and their families with no time for extensive postsecondary education. Hopeworks’ unique mix of training, trauma-informed care, and real-world experience leads to extraordinary results. With a focus on skill development, real-world job experience, and trauma-informed care, Hopeworks propels young adults into long-term living wage careers that put them on the path for healing and financial stability. Over 99% of young adults (aged 17-26) entering Hopeworks are unemployed, making less than $500 annually. Young adults completing the Hopeworks program make, on average, over $43,000 annually, with an over 88% 12-month retention rate in their jobs.