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The City of Jersey City launched a comprehensive youth employment program called JC Summer Works this summer. The program is geared to the City's 15 to 21-year old residents and offers a few different opportunities to receive certifications and/or career skills via internship and job placements around the city.
Last week, Operation HOPE partner Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) and Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a new initiative, Job One that helps the “nearly six million young Americans between the ages of 16 and 24 who are out of school and out of work – a staggering number that strains too many local communities and limits long-term economic growth prospects in the United States.”
We applaud and...
The theme of the 4th July celebration held today at the residence of the US Ambassador to South Africa, Patrick Gaspard, was "New Orleans". It was a wonderful celebration of American History. The HOPE SA Chairperson Cas Coovadia and Country Director, Delores Athiemulam attended the event, alongside government representatives, local celebrities, NGO leaders, business, political party leaders and royalty from neigbouring countries.
In collaboration with First Republic Bank, we brought 25 11th and 12th graders from Wadleigh Secondary School in Harlem to the bank's headquarters in Times Square. From 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., First Republic Bank representatives taught our Banking On Our Future curriculum to the students.
Operation HOPE and Popular Community Bank Celebrate the Launch of HOPE Inside, Bronx
Popular Community Bank, one of the nation’s premier community banks, together with partner Operation HOPE, celebrated the launch of HOPE Inside in the Bronx yesterday. Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene joined local community leaders, entrepreneurs and customers at the Popular Community Bank branch at 752...
Operation Hope Staff members Jena Roscoe first senior vice president, chief of government affairs, and public policy and Jamila Yore, financial management consultant, participated in the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure.
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.
By Mr. Bobby Gueh, School Counselor, Nesbit Elementary School
The Distinguished Gentlemen mentor program is organized by Mr. Brandon Bell, Teacher and Mr. Bobby Gueh, School Counselor both of Nesbit Elementary School, Gwinnett County Public Schools. The program stresses the belief that every male is capable of achieving success.
The mission of Distinguished Gentlemen is to empower young males 3rd through...
By Layci Howard, Community Partner Fellow, Atlanta
On April 28, 2014, Operation HOPE celebrated the life and legacy of Mrs. Coretta Scott King at the King Center in Atlanta. This year marks Mrs. King’s 80th birthday. Led by Elder Bernice King and moderator Mrs. Monica Pearson, a panel of Mrs. King’s friends, family and the people she impacted spoke of her humanity, love and humor
Attending the event was an...
Operation HOPE has an amazing opportunity, but we need your help. State Farm has chosen us as one of the Top 200 organizations---out of more than 4,000 applications for their Neighborhood Assist Grant for $25K! We will use the funding to open two additional HOPE-Business-In-A-Box Academies in the San Francisco / Bay Area.
At the close of April's Financial Literacy Month, Operation HOPE and the Federal Emergency Management Agency share information with you on economic emergency preparedness and recovery efforts during a natural disaster and/or terrorist attack.