It is with great, great sadness, that we acknowledge the passing of a former HOPE Leader, Allen Yekikian, who helped pioneer the digital empowerment and social media agenda tied to our 'silver rights' movement work.
The future success of America's economy relies on its young people -- but adults aren't giving them the chance to succeed.
As a result of the leadership of Maryland State Comptroller Peter Franchot, I am pleased to announce that the City of Forests Heights, Maryland is the latest American city to sign on President Barack Obama's initiative to create Local Financial Literacy Councils.
Everyone knows that the United States is in a terrible business slump, and there's no shortage of opinions about it and solutions for it — but there hasn't been much in the way of notable improvement.
As the founding currator for the Atlanta Hub, I was proud and honored to join the first 20 members of the Global Shapers, Atlanta Hub tonight, for the first in a series of Action Meetings they will hold this year.
My deepest regrets are expressed on the passing of Rodney King. My deepest regrets and condolences to his family and loved ones, during this difficult time.
The Rodney King riots and civil unrest unlocked a moment in history. Not only for one of America’s most important cities, but for the nation as we whole. It was a moment heard, seen and even felt all around the world. What Rodney King chose to do...
This week, we are pleased to present the 2011 Banking on Our Future (BOOF) Impact Report.
OECD has just launched their OECD Skills Strategy, which I fully support. I call it the global-common-sense-plan-for-educational-relevancy.TheOECD Skills Strategy seeks to powerfully re-connect the power of education with youth aspirations globally, maybe for the first time in a generation. Quoting my friend Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO of Gallup, in his breakthrough book The Coming Jobs War, "this is the playoff game for the rest of our lives."
Jim Clifton, the chairman and CEO of Gallup, projects in his groundbreaking book The Coming Jobs War, that global GDP will be $200 trillion by 2040. Global GDP is presently approximately $60 trillion. That means that the next 28 years is an all-out fight for who gets the remaining $140 trillion.
The Bible suggests, "where there is no vision, the people perish." The HOPE Financial Dignity Center at Ebenezer, at the broader King Center complex, is well on its way to becoming a vision made real in honor of one known as Daddy King.
A special and inspiring day here in Atlanta at a Super Saturday, Community Day of Empowerment event at Atlanta Technical College.
If Bill Gates were black, it would be less important that President Barack Obama is black. This is no slight to President Obama. It is an acknowledgment that while the route to success has changed, for too many in the black and minority community, their game plan has not.
Honored to stand with Ms. Morgan Sinclair, an Operation HOPE Intern in our Operation HOPE, Atlanta Offices. Morgan is pursung a B.A. in Economics at the Andrew Young School of Public Policy, Georgia State University. Morgan is playing her part in advancing the silver rights movement of our generation. Onward and with HOPE