The Atlanta Youth Empowerment Group Makes History While Learning History

The Atlanta Youth Empowerment Group Makes History While Learning History

The Atlanta Youth Empowerment Group had the pleasure of hosting Girl Scouts (Troop 6099) from Hiram, Georgia for Banking On Our Future programming today! As a former Girl Scout myself, I was extremely honored to give back to a group that I was once a part of. After the Banking On Our Future lesson, we toured the Martin Luther King Center. Troop Leader, Paula Mensah, and the Girl Scouts were overjoyed to take advantage of the living history that remains preserved in Atlanta, Georgia.

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HOPE Inside Tampa’s Successful Credit And Money Management Workshops Attract Community Stakeholders

HOPE Inside Tampa’s Successful Credit And Money Management Workshops Attract Community Stakeholders

New Heights Destiny Inc. partnered with Operation HOPE to host an interactive Credit and Money Management Workshop. The workshop was full of engaged individuals who were anxious to take advantage of Operation HOPE’s free one-on-one credit counseling services, and enroll in our famed 700 Credit Score Community.

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Operation HOPE Attends The Cities United Conference In Birmingham: Reflections From A Fellow

Operation HOPE Attends The Cities United Conference In Birmingham: Reflections From A Fellow

Operation HOPE had the pleasure of attending the Cities United Conference in Birmingham, Alabama. We were pleased to hear from mayors and community leaders on violence reduction strategies, as well as get to know Operation HOPE Casey Fellows, Jamell Sowell, Janirah Scott, Bronson Woods and Kandice Hulguin. It was a joy experiencing the city of Birmingham for the first time.

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John Hope Bryant Interviews U.S. Assistant Secretary Of Commerce On HOPE Global Forums Channel

John Hope Bryant Interviews U.S. Assistant Secretary Of Commerce On HOPE Global Forums Channel

U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, Jay Williams, sat down with Chairman, Founder and CEO of Operation HOPE, John Hope Bryant, prior to the ribbon cutting ceremony of HOPE Inside Atlanta Police Department. Strong role models, a good family name and trust were touchstones of their conversation.

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Atlanta Youth Empowerment Group Banks On Our Future At Eddie White Academy

Atlanta Youth Empowerment Group Banks On Our Future At Eddie White Academy

Today we wrapped up a two-day event at Eddie J White K-8 Academy. The Youth Empowerment Group in Atlanta partnered with our tried and true HOPE Corps members, Bank Of America, and our newest crew of volunteers from Clayton County Library System. Together, we empowered approximately 880 students with financial literacy knowledge and skills. We had a variety of instructors from loan executives to library membership clerks and even some small business owners.

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HOPE Business In A Box Academy Students At WestLake Middle School Meet Their HOPE Business Role Models

HOPE Business In A Box Academy Students At WestLake Middle School Meet Their HOPE Business Role Models

On April 16, 2016, 7th grade students at Westlake Middle School attended their first Business Role Model meeting, following their school-wide pitch competition. They were accompanied by a group of 6th grade HOPE Business In A Box Academy students, who were given the opportunity to continue training with their Business Role Models to complete their business plans. Needless to say, Westlake Middle School’s library was full of youth entrepreneurial energy, as their 6th and 7th grade students collaborated intently with their personal HOPE Business Role Models.

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Georgia Community Leaders Welcome Two New HOPE Inside Locations With Special Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

Georgia Community Leaders Welcome Two New HOPE Inside Locations With Special Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

May 12th, 2016, the Buck Melton Center’s “HOPE Inside” office will service as resource to financially IMG_0802empower Macon-Bibb county residents. The grand opening ceremony event kicked off with a warm welcome from Macon-Bibb County District 2 Commissioner, Larry Schlesinger. “We’re pleased to partner with Operation HOPE.”

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Operation HOPE Joins Minority Business Council At Financial Literacy Workshop For Small Business Owners

Operation HOPE Joins Minority Business Council At Financial Literacy Workshop For Small Business Owners

We were pleased to have our very own Small Business Program Coordinator for HOPE Inside Birmingham, Damian Carson, lead the Credit 101 session. Mr. Carson shared the importance of building personal credit prior to building business credit to over 50 attendees. The small business owners were excited and engaged! Several of them have already taken advantage of Operation HOPE’s free credit counseling services and look forward to entering Operation HOPE’s Entrepreneur Training Program.

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City Of Atlanta Proclaims May 9th “Operation HOPE Day” And Welcomes Operation HOPE’s Global Headquarters To Atlanta

City Of Atlanta Proclaims May 9th “Operation HOPE Day” And Welcomes Operation HOPE’s Global Headquarters To Atlanta

John Hope Bryant, Chairman, Founder and CEO of Operation HOPE, opened up a special luncheon at the Federal Reserve Bank Of Atlanta with a spirited discussion of Operation HOPE’s local initiative to create change, Atlanta Uplift 2020. Operation HOPE already has commitments to open up 300 HOPE Inside locations in the next 24 months. These HOPE Centers are now located in financial institutions, government buildings and organizations that realize the true impact of economic stress on employees.

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