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HOPE Inside DC Strengthens Impact on Community

HOPE Inside, DC is beginning to have an impact on the community. As our presence in SunTrust has become more visible, bank customers are starting to enquire about the work we do. As a collaborative effort to strengthen our position within SunTrust, we met with branch managers to give them an understanding of our mission and how we can contribute to their mission of “helping people prosper.”

Democrats Confront Vexing Politics Over the Health Care Law

By JONATHAN MARTIN APRIL 19, 2014  Agents with a health care group helped people at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta sign up for insurance before the deadline. Credit Virginie Drujon-Kippelen for The New York Times When Franklin D. Roosevelt established Social Security, he created generations of loyal Democrats. When Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare into law, he built on that legacy, particularly with older...

HOPE Inside Small Business Program and DC Sun Trust Hold Their First Joint Seminar

On April 18, 2014 HOPE Inside Small Business Program held its first joint seminar with our DC Sun Trust partners.

Banco Popular encourages Latino entrepreneurs in NYC

Hope Inside The program provides financial education to the communities of Harlem and The Bronx The project financial advisory Inside Hope began in late 2013 when the Popular Community Bank allocated $ 330,000 to the initiative. Photo: EDLP / Mariela Lombard By: Ana B. Nieto / EDLP POSTED: APRIL 10, 2014 12:15 AM EST   Original version en espanol NEW YORK – Aspiring entrepreneurs have...

The Harlem NY HOPE Financial Dignity Center Teaches the Intricacies of Personal Finance

On Saturday April 5, 2014 the Harlem NY Operation Hope Financial Dignity Center held their monthly Credit & Money Management Workshop. The workshop was held bright and early on a beautiful Spring day in New York City. A total of 24 attendees participated, they included members of the Harlem Community as well others from the boroughs of Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Additionally, three attendees are currently enrolled in The Hope Center’s 12 Week Small Business Entrepreneurial Training Program.

Video: Financial Literacy Month – Spring Cleaning Your Finances & Getting On The Right Track

By Gayle Rice, Financial Management Counselor, HOPE Inside...

HOPE Inside New York: First Small Business Workshop at Popular Community Bank

On Tuesday, February 11th, 16 determined and aspiring entrepreneurs braved freezing temperatures to attend the first Small Business Workshop held at Popular Community Bank (PCB) as part of the new HOPE Inside program model in New York.

Operation HOPE and Popular Community Bank Celebrate the Launch of a Comprehensive Small Business Program with “HOPE Inside”

    Popular Community Bank, a subsidiary of Popular, Inc.(Nasdaq: BPOP) and one of the nation’s premier community banks, together with partner Operation HOPE celebrated the advancement of small business empowerment with the launch of the HOPE Inside program. A celebration to commemorate the opening of the HOPE Inside took place on April 1, at Popular Community Bank’s Harlem Branch in New York City –...

HOPE Inside at Popular Community Bank Harlem Held its First Entrepreneurial Training Program

 By Stephanie Penceal, Small Business Program Manager  On March 5, 2014, Operation HOPE New York had its first Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) class at HOPE Inside at Popular Community Bank Harlem. It was the first of many classes that will be held at the new HOPE Inside location. ETP graduates, El Ruby Thomas of Gotcha Techs-Harlem, George Williams Jr. of Open Choice IT Service and Cornell Green...

Women and Finances: You Can Turn Your Finances Around

By LeVeda R. McCou, Financial Management Counselor, HOPE Inside My credit is so bad! It will never change! I am not good with money at all! Bankruptcy? Divorce? Student Loans? I will never have great credit!   Have you ever spoken these words verbally or inwardly? If you are anything like myself in times past I have said all of those things. As women, we tend to grieve over our financial mistakes or any of our...

Women & Finances: The Best Ways to Raise Your Credit Score

We are all looking for ways to better our credit scores, but most of us do not know where to start.  Operation HOPE’s Financial Management Counselor, Rhonda J. Williams, shares her top five tips on how to raise your credit score. Rhonda J. Williams is a financial management counselor at HOPE Inside Ebenezer (HIE) in Atlanta, GA. She has made it her personal mission to educate and re-educate people on how...

Women of HOPE: Advice to Women Seeking Home Ownership

 By Adrienne D. Butler, Community Lending Consultant, HOPE Inside Ebenezer   Top four items every woman should know when purchasing a home. 1. Home Ownership is not an endeavor that should be tackled alone!  2. Build a team of professional people who have your best interest at heart. 3. Do your research! 4. Commit to the process…be REALISTIC!  FLEXIBLE and RESPONSILBE!    Adrienne Butler is the Community...

HOPE Inside Ebenezer Partners with Get Covered America for the Affordable Care Act

  Saturday, March 1, HOPE Inside Ebenezer hosted an all day event for Atlantans to sign-up for the Affordable Care Act. Forty-two families enrolled into the Marketplace with the assistance of Get Covered America. In Georgia, 83% of the population enrolled in the Affordable Care Act receives help paying for their health insurance. More than 60 families signed-up for the Marketplace at Sequoia Middle School, an...

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