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Film Festival Puts HOPE in the Spotlight

HOPE is excited to be included in not one, but two, entries in the 2013 Center for Corporate Citizenship’s annual Film Festival. Union Bank's film features Banking on Our Future's work at the Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood, and SEDCO's film details the Riyali program.

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.

Let’s Give Dignity A Chance: Two observations and five takeaways

by Lutfey Siddiqi Atlanta, GA – December 7, 2012 Global Financial what Summit?? This was the most oft-repeated reaction to the event held on the 15th of November 2012 in Atlanta Georgia – the Global Financial Dignity Summit.  Hosted by two larger-than-life personalities straddling two generations, John Hope Bryant and Ambassador Andrew Young, this conference was headlined by US Federal Reserve...

‘Tickets Fore Charity’ Benefiting Operation HOPE

Operation HOPE is a proud participant of the, TICKETS Fore CHARITY fundraising program which helps raise money for promoting ticket sales to the Northern Trust Open, which will be held from February 12 to 17, 2013. All the money raised by the program goes directly to charity. Follow this link and a portion of  your ticket sales will directly support Operation HOPE. Operation HOPE will receive 80...

Fed Chair Bernanke, Amb. Andrew Young, Russell Simmons, Global Leaders Join Operation HOPE for Historic Summit in Atlanta

Two-Day Financial Dignity Summit Focused on Community, Character and Responsible Capitalism ATLANTA – November 19, 2012 — Leaders from around the globe gathered in Atlanta last week for Operation HOPE’s Global Financial Dignity Summit to discuss financial dignity and literacy issues and find solutions for the economic problems faced by underserved communities around the world. The Summit, which was held...

HOPE South Africa Welcomes Kim Sterne to the Western Cape Office

Kim Sterne joins the HOPE South Africa, Western Cape office as the Program Coordinator for all Banking on Our Future activities. Kim has a BA in Political Science, English and Sociology from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. She also holds a post-graduate diploma in HIV and AIDS management from the same institution. Kim has worked for various NGO’s and government departments in South Africa. Her...

Operation HOPE Celebrates Global Dignity Day with Itirele Zenzele Comprehensive High School in South Africa

On Wednesday the 17th of October Operation HOPE celebrated World Dignity Day with over 400 learners from Itirele Zenzele Comprehensive High School in Diepsloot.

Making Strides with Global Shapers

The Global Shapers Hub of Atlanta has taken big strides these past few months, growing in numbers and deciding how we can ensure we give back to Atlanta in the best ways possible. As we carve out our role in the community more and more, we’ve begun to decide on projects and endeavors that allow us to leave a lasting mark. Lately we’ve been spending a lot of time with Manuel Watcher, the Senior Manager of the...

Global Dignity Day at DC Prep Middle School

Students at DC Prep Middle School in Washington DC celebrated Global Dignity Day 2012 in a BIG way.

Building Our Online Communities to Create Change

One of the most important ways to effectively create change is to identify an issue, establish a plan of action, and align resources to address that issue. While this strategy can simply be listed in three steps, the practical application of this theory is much harder to accomplish. It is often very difficult to align these resources. Therefore keeping a pipeline of new challenges, plans, and networks are key...

Operation HOPE Brings Dignity to Baltimore Youth through Empowerment

Math, Science, English - they're all standards in your high school curriculum. And while proficiency in these subjects is certainly fundamental for success in a world where technology and innovation reign supreme, there's something missing in school curricula that's fundamental for an adult with a healthy sense of capability.

HOPE Fellows Program Continues to Carry Torch with Help from New Sponsors

Learn about the contributions of this summer's fellows and how UPS, George Haligowski, Ed Ingles, First American, and others are helping bring new young leaders under HOPE's wings.

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