“I Am Because You Are”: Deaf Students Inspire HOPE Volunteer

By Tshidi Khuele, HOPE Financial Dignity Center Johannesburg Banking on Our Future South Africa participated in the launch of the Teach Children to Save-Islamic Chapter in Lenasia South-Gauteng. I taught a class of very intelligent students in Grade 7, at MC Kharbai School for the Deaf. The school caters for Deaf, Hard of Hearing as well as mild-moderately mentally challenged learners. It also accepts children from...

HOPE Intern Nicolas Metzger: International Experience

My name is Nicolas Metzger, and I have just begun my two-month internship with Operation HOPE at the corporate office in Los Angeles. I am working with HOPE Global Initiatives, specifically working on organizing the execution of Global Dignity Day in the US. In addition, I will also be teaching a Banking on Our Future class at a high school in Los Angeles.

Atlanta Shapers: Building a Foundation, Fulfilling Our Vision

I walked into Atlanta City Hall on August 29th, 2012 for the first time in my life. As I walked in the door, there was a sense of grandeur as there is in so many buildings at the center of public service in major cities. That feeling may also have come from the challenge and opportunity I had been given, which brought me to City Hall in the first place.

Global Shapers Plan for the Future

The Atlanta Hub of the Global Shapers met on Thursday, January 17th at Coca Cola Enterprises. We would like to extend a special thank you to Coca Cola for being such a supporter of our Global Shapers Hub and for partnering with the World Economic Forum.

A Global Shaper’s Week at Davos

Once each year, the sleepy Alps town of Davos, Switzerland becomes a mecca for thousands of people. Whether you’re a CEO, economist, media leader, artist, academic, politician or royal, somehow you fit into the mysterious ecosystem of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Annual Meeting.

Why I’m Excited About the Year of Boulevard

Earlier this year, Atlanta City Councilman Kwanza Hall declared 2012 the Year of Boulevard. Boulevard is a major road in downtown Atlanta that runs between East Atlanta to Midtown. Exiting Atlanta’s Downtown Connector (Interstates 75/85), drivers cross Boulevard on their way to The Carter Center, Freedom Park, Little Five Points and Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. Boulevard is home to the Atlanta...

Changing the world, one bracelet at a time!

Operation HOPE (HOPE), United Against Malaria (UAM) and the Relate Trust are proud to announce a new partnership that consolidate financial literacy training with community development projects in South Africa.

Global Dignity Country Chairs Meet in Oslo

Global Dignity co-founders John Hope Bryant, Pekka Himanen and HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway held the 2nd annual Country Chair meeting in Oslo, Norway.

Global Dignity and Operation HOPE Educate Over 197,000 Students in Dignity

On behalf of Operation HOPE and Global Dignity, I am pleased to announce that HOPE has educated over 197,185 students in A Course in Dignity, including 20,000 in South Africa alone. These sessions were taught by a total of 7,020 HOPE Corps volunteers in the US and 1,270 in South Africa.

Global Shapers Atlanta Hub Holds Inaugural Meeting

The Forum of Global Shapers, Atlanta Hub held it's inaugural meeting this week at City Hall.In attendance were the members of the organizing committee and the founding class of the Global Shapers.

Become a Global Shaper, Apply Today

The Forum of Global Shapers, Atlanta Hub launched at a recent event at the W Downtown in Atlanta. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Ambassador Andrew Young and our very own John Hope Bryant are joining forces to identify, mentor and empower the leaders of tomorrow through the establishment of the Atlanta Global Shapers Hub. We are currently accepting applications from up and coming young leaders in the community to become part of this founding class of Shapers.

Celebrate Global Dignity Day 2011 with Operation HOPE

Global Dignity Day is right around the corner and we can’t wait to celebrate! On October 20th, Global Dignity Day, leaders and mentors from around the world visit with students and speak to them about dignity and empower them to incorporate dignity into their daily lives.

Operation HOPE Teams up With HandsOn Network to Promote Disaster Preparedness

Earlier this summer, Operation HOPE teamed up with HandsOn Network and other partners at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service, held in New Orleans, LA.

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