4:13 Strong Golf Classic 2020

Last Friday, 4:13 Strong gathered with job partners and community members for the annual 4:13 Strong Golf Tournament. In a year that has limited our ability to meet in our usual fashion, it was so good to reconnect with the community that keeps the 4:13 Strong mission moving forward and...

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Empowering the Next Generation Through Employment

At 4:13 Strong, Labor Day — a celebration of American workers — means a lot to our men. Many of our guys have dealt with poverty, homelessness, and dependency, often due to parents, guardians, and loved ones being incarcerated — and unemployed — throughout their childhood. Additionally, over 50% of...

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Our Secret to Success

We are blessed to have over 18 job partners in Middle Tennessee, who play the essential role of employing our men after they receive training and certifications through the 4:13 Strong program. When our job partners attend our job fairs, employ our men, and truly believe in the work of...

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Why Mondays Are Our Favorite Day of the Week

For some, Sunday evenings are filled with dread, anticipating Monday morning and the start of another work week. But for the men at 4:13 Strong, Mondays are full of meaning. Having the opportunity to go to work is a game changer on their journey to building a better life. Mondays...

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Expanding our Comfort Zones

At 4:13 Strong, we keep the guys busy every day of the week. Monday through Friday is filled with early morning workouts, afternoons are spent in the classroom preparing for employment, and evenings are filled by group fellowship and personal growth sessions. But we don’t stop there… We fill the...

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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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Celebrating Samuel

Meet Samuel and Olianada. Samuel, a 4:13 Strong graduate, stopped by the campus a few weeks ago to share some good news. He’s married! It’s not every day at 4:13 Strong we get the chance to celebrate a marriage. The two of them spent time with us and shared some...

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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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