In celebration of National Financial Literacy Month, Operation HOPE Atlanta had the honor of being selected and featured as the sole non-profit at Atlanta’s Newest Upscale Networking Experience, “THE EXCHANGE.” The event, sponsored by one of Atlanta’s top magazines, the Atlanta Tribune, was an opportunity for the team to raise awareness of the organization's activities and services in Atlanta.
There are more people in the United States today without a bank account -- 17 millions to be exact -- than there were without the right to vote in the early 60's. Think about that for a minute. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s final action and unfinished dream was launching a Poor People’s Campaign that attacked unfair housing practices and sought to root out economic injustice and disparity for the underserved.
Tonight Operation HOPE partners with Atlanta District 2 Councilman Kwanza Hall, Miss Black Georgia Shawnnell Brown, City Council President Ceasar Mitchell, and SunTrust Division President Jenner Wood to present "A Toast to Financial Literacy," a panel discussion on Financial Literacy and Empowerment in the community.
This past week our Southeastern Regional HOPE office had the extreme honor of hosting Dr. Arthur Mutambara, Deputy Prime Minister of Zimbabwe. A small group of Atlanta’s key business and civic leaders assembled to discuss opportunities in the Southern African region. Most walked into the room expecting to hear a polished pitch on why we need to invest in the country, however all received much more than that.