November 22, 2018
     Charmette Hall                         Anthony Hopkins                 Chuck Jones              Lynda Rush 

Hope Foundation Reentry Network Successful Participants


Charmette Hall

Ms. Hall was released September 2013 from the RSAT Program in Department of Corrections where she work became a participant with the Hope Foundation’s mentoring program and became active where she has made a successful transition back into society. Today Charmette has her own apartment, employed in UDC were her major is psychology and she is currently a volunteer at Fairview Halfway house for women and is waiting for the Peer specialist training at the Department of Behavior Health.

Anthony Hopkin

Mr. Hopkins was released from the RSAT program at Department of Corrections on September 2012 he entered the Hope Foundation’s Mentoring program since then he has accomplished several skills which help him transition back in society. Today Mr. Hopkins is married has a newborn son Anthony Jr., currently works at Community Connections as a peer specialist, also he mentor’s young males as a youth minister at Enon Baptist church, facilitates awareness groups, help mentor men under the leadership of his Mentor Corwin Knight.

Chuck Jones

Mr. Jones was released from RSAT program November 2012, were he has been successful and committed with his reentry, Mr. Jones has volunteered to give back to the community and help the Hope Foundation with mentoring. Today he is currently an independent IT Consultant with two local non-profit organization, and is the Sole proprietor of Mobile Computer Resources- PC Based in Takoma Park MD.

Lynda Rush

Ms. Rush was released from the RSAT program in February 2013, were she went to N st. Village transitional program and participated in the Hope Foundation Mentoring program, Today, Lynda is a Certified Peer Specialist (graduate of class 2014) and is enrolled at the University of DC-CC and is working towards her BA and MA in Social Work as well as looking forward to obtaining an AA in Addictions Counseling. Ms. Rush was nominated into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and is maintaining a 3.5 GPA. She completed her field practicum at Department of Behavioral Health where she now works as a Transitional Specialist on the Critical Time Intervention Team. Lynda was also accepted as a volunteer mentor for Empowering Males of Color, helping elementary school children learn to read. Ms. Rush maintains her home and spends a great deal of time with family when not working or attending NA meetings.