The White House declared April to be Second Chance Month — raising awareness to the barriers that exist for prisoners reentering society.
As you know, Operation New Hope is an organization that works to reduce the time it takes to find work after incarceration by providing workforce development, housing, financial literacy and other social and emotional resources to successfully rebuild lives.
Boeing awarded Operation New Hope with a $50,000 grant to continue to provide support and training to people impacted by the criminal justice system to help break the cycle of incarceration and poverty. You can read more here.
Providing these resources not only helps individuals returning from prison, but also serves as an important economic need by matching qualified, vetted employees with industries in need of workers, as well as, an important community safety measure, by helping to stabilize neighborhoods and prevent further crime.
Boeing Jacksonville teams have been working at Cecil Airport for more than 20 years, where they support the F/A-18 A-D Hornet, F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler for the U.S. Navy and Maine Corps.
Aircraft are inspected, repaired and upgraded based on condition and inventory of aircraft ready to execute required missions.