Hope Strategies Coalition

Hope Strategies Coaltion is an extension of Hope Strategies, Inc. It is a group of programs that partner with Hope Strategies, Inc. to accomplish work in the San Antonio Community.

John Moore

Financial Literacy to Increase Permanent Prosperity (F.L.I.P.P)
The F.L.I.P.P. Program provides:

  • 12-week program (career, childhood, college, couples & marriage, home ownership, life crisis, military and reserves, parenthood, retirement, sandwich generation, small business)

Gary Walton
Kickin’ with At Risk Adolescents Towards Excellence (K.A.R.A.T.E.)
Vision: To reduce gang activity, underage drinking, drug usage and obesity among youth through the discipline of self-defense training, character building and awareness training.
The K.A.R.A.T.E. Program provides:

  • Bi-weekly self-defense classes with life skills and substance abuse awareness training.
  • 6-8 week sessions on self-defense, life skills, and substance abuse awareness

Oley Turman
Wisdom Training Solutions (W.T.S)
Vision: To provide a wide range of computer services to San Antonio and surrounding cities.
The W.T.S. Program provides:
  • Computer Training (Internet Skills, Basic and Advanced computer skills, Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.)
  • Computer repair
  • Mobile Computer Labs
  • Business Development Solutions

Linda Turman
Moms & Mentors (M&Ms)
Vision: To provide help and hope to mothers through all the seasons of motherhood in order to produce strong, secure and successful young adults for our homes, communities and our world.
The M & Ms Program provides:
  • One-on-one mentoring
  • Group discussions for idea exchange
  • Support and unconditional acceptance

Cheryl West
Your Child Can (Y.C.C)
Vision: To empower individuals through education to set their own course for a bright future.
The Y.C.C. Program provides:

  • TAKS and SAT/ACT preparation courses
  • Selecting the Right College, Put It In Writing, Financial Aid & Scholarships Workshops
  • College Admissions 101 for Students and College 101 for Parents Seminars
  • Personal Tutoring and Homework Assistance

Patrese Denny
Parents And Children Together (P.A.C.T.)
Vision: To provide families with resources that will equip them with educational, financial, and relationship building services that are low cost or free.
The P.A.C.T. Program provides:

  • Tutoring which includes TAKS prep, homework help, and specific subject area content for ages 5-18.
  • After hours childcare
  • Parenting classes

Patrice Hall
Reaching Into Spiritual and Social Excellence (R.I.S.S.E)
Vision: Young people are enlightened to raise a spiritual and social standard in their lives so they can reach their goals and fulfill their dreams.
The R.I.S.S.E. Program provides:

  • 8 week program with 30 minute weekly sessions
  • Sex (What is sex, It is a good thing, Purity)
  • True Love Waits
  • Reasons to wait (Emotional, Spiritual & Relational)
  • STDs
  • Relationships
  • I’m worth the wait (Being a princess & man of standard)


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