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Business as Usual

Business as usual…that’s what many of us are longing to return to since COVID-19 has completely disrupted daily activities and typical summer plans. But here at 4:13 Strong, this season has reminded us that we are in the business of disruption. We exist to disrupt the cycles of poverty, crime,...

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Marshon’s Reason To Turn His Life Around

Marshon is a member of the current 4:13 Strong class. His outgoing, talkative personality keeps the staff and his peers positively engaged in the daily routine here on campus. He has been working hard alongside the rest of the current class for the past few weeks to prepare himself physically,...

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Bouncing Back

From tornadoes and devastating storms to a global pandemic and protests across the nation, 2020 has been a challenging year. It has been extraordinarily difficult for those seeking a second chance in their personal life in the midst of local, national, and global challenges. This has been an eye-opening time...

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A Note From The President | Standing Strong

What does it mean to have a second chance? For the men at 4:13 Strong, having a second chance is more than an opportunity to do things differently. A second chance is an open door to a better life. It’s hope. It’s redemption. It’s everything! In the real world, there...

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4:13 Strong Visits Hensel Phelps

Hensel Phelps is a committed 4:13 Strong job partner, providing opportunities for our 4:13 Strong men beyond the limits of our program. In February, our Director of Workforce Training, Tim Queener, took our first class of 2020 to a site visit at Hensel Phelps to introduce them to the opportunities...

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Standing Strong Together

What a fantastic evening we enjoyed together on April 11th. We had 220 guests and 30 guys from the 4:13 Strong program all come together at Rocketown to celebrate another year of 4:13 Strong accomplishments. In case you missed the dinner, here is a quick summary: Four guys from the...

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Career Fair & Signing Day | Every Man Had A Job Offer

It is not always easy being a staff member at 4:13 Strong. Each year, we administer four back-to-back classes. We start the year running full speed ahead and don’t get a real break until all the men in the fourth class begin working, usually sometime in mid-September. This schedule is...

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Celebrating Employment

It is hard to believe that we are closing in on the end of February. The first 4:13 Strong class of 2019 has completed the classroom portion of the program and is now ready to move into the employment phase. Many of us take employment for granted, but for these...

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5 Ways You Can Volunteer with 4:13 Strong this Year

We all say it every year…new year, new me. Whether it’s cutting back on our daily caffeine intake, trying out a new hobby, or running in a 10K, we all make resolutions to better ourselves. But, what if this year — instead of just focusing on what we can change...

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