Statement from Operation HOPE on response to Hurricane Harvey

Statement from Operation HOPE on response to Hurricane Harvey

Operation HOPE joins the nation in sending thoughts and prayers to the thousands of individuals in coastal Texas impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. At present, five fatalities have been reported by The National Weather Service, and over a dozen injuries have been reported. Declared a major disaster by the federal government, officials report that the area faces catastrophic flooding as the storm continues inland. Individuals, families and small businesses throughout the area will struggle to recover in the coming days, weeks, and months.

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The Journey of a Lifetime: An Introduction to the Legacy of The Freedman’s Bank

The Journey of a Lifetime: An Introduction to the Legacy of The Freedman’s Bank

My introduction to the Freedman’s Bank taught me that the proximity of the Bank to the White House was no sheer coincidence. Just a few months before the end of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Freedman’s Bank into existence. President Lincoln knew that providing financial literacy to the nearly 4 million newly freed slaves was critical to ensuring their true and lasting freedom.

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INTRODUCING SILVER RIGHTS CLUBS!

Looking for a way to uplift your community? Join a Silver Rights Club! Each club is made of local leaders, like you. Pick your city and transform your community Our vision is to mobilize and uplift local communities by providing a fun way to learn and use your... read more
Pending FICO Score Boost: Consumer Reporting Agencies to drop Tax Liens and Civil Judgements from Reports

Pending FICO Score Boost: Consumer Reporting Agencies to drop Tax Liens and Civil Judgements from Reports

Millions of Americans, including many Operation HOPE clients, will soon see a lift in their FICO scores as the national consumer reporting agencies move to eliminate two major sources of negative information about borrowers from their records: tax liens and civil judgments. Beginning July 1, Experian®, Equifax® and TransUnion® will change the standards of the public record data they maintain, requiring each citation to include the person’s name, address and either their Social Security number or date of birth.

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Introducing Operation HOPE’s new Social Media Fellow Daryn Carlin

Introducing Operation HOPE’s new Social Media Fellow Daryn Carlin

My name is Daryn Carlin and I am originally from Houston, TX. I recently graduated Cum Laude from Clark Atlanta University with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Business Administration, a concentration in Supply Chain Management, and a minor in Music. My passions are creating music and other creative outlets such as film and writing.

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Statement on the passing of William J. “Bill” Taggart

Statement on the passing of William J. “Bill” Taggart

Operation HOPE extends sincere condolences to the family members and colleagues of Bill Taggart on his passing. Taggart, a respected Atlanta business and civic leader and Interim President of Morehouse College, was a member of Just Brothers, a collaborative of African-American men in Atlanta founded by Operation HOPE Founder, Chairman and CEO John Hope Bryant.

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National Homeownership Month: Home Buyer Program creates new Homeowners

National Homeownership Month: Home Buyer Program creates new Homeowners

Operation HOPE is committed to helping people in low-wealth neighborhoods become homeowners and community stakeholders. HOPE’s home buyer program is specifically designed to help low-income individuals purchase their first home. The program includes various advantages such as down-payment assistance, FHA, loan products from FDIC-insured financial institutions, and HUD-approved counseling.

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Operation HOPE is the leading global provider of financial dignity education and economic empowerment programs for low-income or moderate-income youth, individuals and families in underserved communities.

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