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.
By John Hope Bryant and Frank Keating
Original article appeared in The Hill
What’s the X-factor for hardworking but poor Americans to move up the economic ladder?
A lot goes into the recipe for success, and there’s no single predictor. Hard work through a steady job, getting a collegiate degree or credential, and waiting until marriage to have kids are all X-factors correlated with getting ahead. Luck is more...
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.
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.
In this policy report, the Annie E. Casey Foundation explores the intersection of kids, race and opportunity. The report features the new Race for Results index, which compares how children are progressing on key milestones across racial and ethnic groups at the national and state level. The index is based on 12 indicators that measure a child’s success in each stage of life, from birth to adulthood, in the...
On April 18, 2014 HOPE Inside Small Business Program held its first joint seminar with our DC Sun Trust partners.
Industrial Bank celebrated 80 years of community service and service to faith base institutions on April 14, 2014.
As We Approach National Tax Day, Operation HOPE and Ambassador Andrew Young Encourage Working Families to Take Advantage of Earned Income Tax Credit (via PR Newswire)
The EITC benefit helps working families keep more of the money they earned with some families eligible for thousands of dollars in tax benefits ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Operation HOPE (HOPE), the leading global...
Tara Dennis, Portfolio Manager for Youth Empowerment Initiatives – Atlanta Market Banking on Our Future (BOOF) and HOPE Business In A Box (HBIAB)
From coast to coast, more than 45 million readers both young and old geared up for the nation’s largest reading celebration – the National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America Day held on Monday, March 3, 2014 and Operation...