Putting literacy at the head of the line in DC
Fri May 10 2013, The Washington Post
Op-ed co-authored by Academy of Hope and The Community Foundation on why the District needs to increase funding for adult education.
Community Minute: Basic adult education services in Wards 5 and 8 in DC
Wed Mar 6 2013, WAMU 88.5
WAMU 88.5's Community Minute highlights nonprofits working to improve the lives of people in the DC region. Listen to our ED, Ms. Johnson.
Nonprofit bringing hope to adult learners
Fri Feb 15 2013, CBS News
CBS featured Academy of Hope for their segment on "nonprofits you should know about." This piece was aired nation-wide in mid February.
Academy of Hope Offers a Chance to Finish School
Mon Aug 27 2012, WUSA9
Renowned DC journalist JC Hayward features Academy of Hope and one of our adult learners, Darnetta Hollis, on her segment Hero Central.
Breaking the Cycle of Poverty when Dropping Out Runs in the Family
Tue Jan 24 2012, WAMU 88.5
Kavitha Cardoza interviewed two learners from Academy of Hope, a mother and daughter duo, as part of her "American Graduate" series.
Here's my idea for philanthropist to help poor find jobs
Sat Oct 22 2011, The Washington Post
Columnist suggests local businessman & philanthropist, Bill Conway, start with Academy of Hope in his fight to reduce poverty in metro DC
Academy Expands Facility, and Hope
Thu Oct 18 2007, The Washington Post
With a $200,000 grant from Oprah Winfrey's Angel Network and aid from other foundations, the Academy of Hope renovated its new facility.
Helping Adults Read and Succeed
Thu Nov 30 2006, The Washington Post
We do not hear much about the problem of adult illiteracy, but approximately 37% of DC residents cannot read or complete a job application.