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New Detroit Welcomes Operation HOPE and Project 5117 to Detroit This Week

Please join us for the Community Stakeholder Reception Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with special guest John Hope Bryant, Chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE. Chairman Bryant will discuss Project 5117 and his new book, "How the Poor Can Save Capitalism.

Operation HOPE Goes to Morris K. Hamasaki Elementary School to Teach Banking on Our Future

On May 21, Operation HOPE volunteers traveled to East Los Angeles to teach baking and budgeting to the students of Morris K. Hamasaki Elementary School. The mix of first-time volunteers and seasoned veterans came from Universal Bank, Union Bank, H&R Block, and Wells Fargo to educate the third to sixth graders.

Comerica Volunteers Teach Banking On Our Future at Inglewood High School

Early Tuesday morning, Comerica Bank volunteers Brittany Barker, Armin Rashti and Alex Thomas arrived at Inglewood High School to lead Operation HOPE’s Banking On Our Future program.

Being Part of Operation HOPE

So many programs, so many doors, so many faces, and above all, so many brand new opportunities here at Operation HOPE. I am mesmerized by the amount of people who are part of this organization, but more impressed by the amount of knowledge I have already gained in my first week as a Fellow.

John Hope Bryant Talks about HOPE Business in a Box Academies

Students given chance to win up to $500 toward business by Sheiresa Ngo    Posted: May 21, 2014  Black Enterprise spoke with John Hope Bryant to learn more about his efforts to promote  entrepreneurship and financial literacy in communities of color. His initiative, named HOPE  Business in a Box Academies, aims to achieve this goal by nurturing the talents of young people  through role modeling and...

HOPEFUL Impressions of Financial Education

By LaTeri McFadden, Banking on Our Future Program Coordinator The Banking on Our Future Program- Washington DC (BOOF DC) recently engaged the students of Westover Elementary School in Silver Spring, MD, with financial literacy empowerment sessions on May 7, 2014. BOOF DC worked with 5th grade teacher Mary Hawkins- Jones to coordinate this event at the school.  Ms. Hawkins-Jones, shares her impression of the...

Exclusive Resorts Spends the Week with Merrill Middle School

Exclusive Resorts, the world's leading destination and travel club committed earlier this year to support Denver 2020 and Project 5117 by funding two HOPE Business In A Box Academies (HBIABA). This partnership was championed by Philippe Bourguignon the Company's CEO and one of HOPE Global’s Board members.

Banking On Our Future College Edition Teaches at Medgar Evers College

By Omari Pearson, National Program Manager, Banking on Our Future College Edition, COGIC Program Manager HOPE Corps volunteer Crystal Williams inspires students during financial literacy session Recently, Operation HOPE Banking On Our Future College Edition held a session at Medgar Evers College. Volunteer Crystal Williams of JP Morgan inspired, motivated and shared the importance of being financially empowered...

Building Bridges through HOPE

By LaTeri McFadden, Banking on Our Future Program Coordinator   Banking on Our Future Washington DC (BOOF DC) was please to share the message financial empowerment with the 5th grade class of Westover Elementary School in Silver Spring, MD on May 7th2014. With the assistance of Industrial Bank Representative Elduise Johnson, Esq. and BOOF DC Program Coordinator, LaTeri McFadden, 53 eager students were...

HOPE Corps Volunteers UCI Anteater Business Brigade Teach Banking on Our Future

By James Chen, Los Angeles & Orange County Program Manager, Youth Empowerment Programs As a student at University of California, Irvine and intern at the Paul Merage Business School, Cherish Corpuz had an opportunity to hear Operation HOPE’s very own, Shannon Campbell, Managing Director of HOPE Global Initiatives, speak about dignity and financial empowerment.  Inspired by what Shannon had to say, she...

Banking on Our Future Atlanta Participates In the Maynard Jackson Youth Foundation Leadership Academy

  By Gayle M. Rice, Financial Management Counselor, HOPE Inside Atlanta On April 19, 2014 Operation HOPE’s Banking on Our Future program participated in the Maynard Jackson Youth Foundation (MJYF) Leadership Academy in Atlanta, GA. Gayle Rice, Operation HOPE Financial Management Counselor, HOPE Inside Atlanta, helped the high school juniors understand the importance of Financial Dignity. The event opened...

Banking on Our Future Washington D.C. Educates 120 Students on Financial Empowerment

By LaTeri McFadden, Banking on Our Future Program Coordinator, Baltimore Eleven volunteers from BB&T Bank, Industrial Bank, and DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) educated the 9th grade class of Dunbar High School in Washington DC for Financial Literacy Month. Volunteers shared personal money management strategies and successful ways to save and invest for now and the future. The...

Banking On Our Future College Edition Help CUNY Students Budget for Summer Jobs and Internships

By Omari Pearson, National Program Manager, Banking on Our Future College Edition, COGIC Program Manager   It is amazing to think that it has been over three years since an introduction by Dr. Brownlee opened an opportunity for Operation HOPE to empower students throughout the CUNY system.  Recently, Banking On Our Future College Edition visited Dr. Brownlee at City College of New York.  Volunteer Michael...

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