Foreign Rights Sold to Publishers in Greece, Korea and Brazil

Based on the domestic success of John Hope Bryant's second bestseller, How the Poor Can Save Capitalism, the book is being translated into Greek, Korean, and Portuguese (Brazil). Negotiations are also underway for several other languages, reflecting a worldwide awakening to the importance of financial dignity and empowerment on all continents.

The Wilcox Family Foundation Funds HOPE Business In A Box Academy in Oakland

The Wilcox Family Foundation donated $10,000 to Operation HOPE to support youth entrepreneurship and financial literacy at a local Oakland school, Market Vice President Northwestern Region, Tyrone Cosey shared today. “We are pleased that the Wilcox Family Foundation has chosen to support youth entrepreneurs through the HOPE Business in A Box Academy initiative,” said Cosey. “The program will give...

Ivette Marina Promoted to Director of Field Operations of the Adult Empowerment Division

 We are pleased to announce the promotion of Ivette Marina to Director of Field Operations for the Adult Empowerment Division. Ivette joined Operation HOPE over 9 years ago, with experience in lending, management, financial planning, education, and research.   She received her B.A. from the University of California – Los Angeles. During her tenure with HOPE, Ivette has held positions of increasing...

CNA and Operation HOPE Effort Creates Small Miracle 

Operation HOPE and the CNA Insurance Corporation partnered to teach young adults the language of money and financial empowerment.  The partners hosted 32 high school and college students on July 30 at CNA Corporate Headquarters in Chicago for the day-long educational event.Using HOPE’s award-winning Banking on Our Future program (BOOF), the young people were taught the principles of banking, borrowing,...

Operation HOPE Supports Military Consumer Protection Day, July 11

Operation HOPE joined the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Department of Defense, and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and two dozen other federal and state agencies and consumer advocate partners for Military Consumer Protection Day on July 11. The event kicks-off a year-long campaign to empower military service members and their families with resources to deal with managing money, protecting personal information...

Color Me Pink for Health & Wellness

HOPE Los Angeles Health & Wellness (H&W) members: Rochelle Zadwodny, Sherry John and Terese Strub donned their running shoes to celebrate the ideals of health and wellness by participating in the Color Run 5K, Los Angeles. The Color Run, dubbed the happiest 5K on the Planet was chosen because it focuses on promoting a healthy lifestyle with a lot of fun. As members of the H&W Committee, we wanted an...

Popular Community Bank and Operation HOPE Launch HOPE Inside, Bronx

Help Center for Storm Victims Opens in Bessemer

Reported by Alan Collins Fox 6 WBRC 05/07/2014  A much-needed help center for storm victims is now open in Bessemer, offering state, federal and local services.  The multi-agency coordination center opened Wednesday at the Bessemer Fire administration office at Second Avenue North. The idea behind the help center is to provide different groups to come together to offer storm services people might need in the...

Oakland 7th Grader Running Successful Bakery Business

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A seventh grader in Oakland is already on her way to accomplishing a goal many adults never achieve by owning her own business.  (Watch the News coverage here.) Princess Paulmerie’s business selling homemade cookies and cupcakes is no ordinary bake sale. Her company Sweet Tooth also does catering.  Princess pitched her business plan at Westlake Middle School when she was just 11. “It...

Operation HOPE Joined Bank of the West to Make Teach Children to Save Day a Success

Tyrone Cosey, HOPE Oakland market president, joined Bank of the West team members for a day of financial education at Lazear Charter Academy in Oakland, California during national Teach Children to Save Day on April 11.

Former HOPE Staffer Makes Good: Kevin Fleming Receives Award from SmartCEO Magazine

Kevin Fleming, a Master of Science in Public Policy Management (MSPPM ’05) Alum from Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, recently received the Outstanding Executive in Greater New York Award from SmartCEO Magazine.

HOPE Coalition America and the United Way Kick-off Financial Literacy Month at Leeds Library on April 8th and 10th in Irondale, Alabama

The “Essentials For a Small Business Toolbox” event on February 20th, provided information for more than 15 small businesses On February 20th, 2014, the United Way of Central Alabama, Operation HOPE, Alabama Asset Building Coalition and the Birmingham City Public Library presented “Essentials For a Small Business Toolbox” a Lunch and Learn event to help local business owners grow their business...

HOPE Corps Leaders Share Why Volunteering is Good for Project 5117

  “Operation HOPE is fueled by human capital, and no one can speak more to its importance than recently promoted staff members, Evelyn Ducoulombier Director, HOPE Corps and HOPE Talent and Sean Sallee Deputy Director, HOPE Corps. In their new positions, they are taking stock from HOPE Chairman John Hope Bryant and their own rewarding experiences by encouraging individuals to volunteer,” said Shannon...

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