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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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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Getting a Second Chance

One of the things I love about 4:13 Strong is that it is a program of second chances. Many of the men who come to 4:13 Strong are looking for a second chance, an opportunity to change the path that their life is taking. They enthusiastically receive the training and...

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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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