Quote of the Day: Trailblazer Haila Tomasdottir, CEO of Audur Capital

        “Doing emotional due diligence is just as important as doing financial due diligence. It is actually people that make money and lose money, not Excel spreadsheets.”  – Haila Tomasdottir, CEO of Audur...

Fannie Mae Employee Leads Banking on Our Future Session in Dallas

Andy Bardach, a HOPE Corps Volunteer from Fannie Mae, recently lead a Banking on Our Future session for students at Gunter High school in Dallas, Texas. He describes the workshop and shares his reasons for being a HOPE Corps volunteer

Banking on Our Future College Edition Visits North Carolina A&T University

Earlier this month, Operation HOPE brought Banking on Our Future College Edition to North Carolina Agriculture and Technical University, teaching Phase I of the curriculum to 160 incoming students.

Operation HOPE and the Financial Services Roundtable Announce Financial Education Roadmap

Operation HOPE and The Financial Services Roundtable announced on July 20 the Financial Education Resource Roadmap. The Roadmap demonstrates that every K-12 school throughout the U.S. can have access to free financial education curriculums. The Roadmap consists of 36 comprehensive curriculums of which: 22 curriculums can be completed online; and 6 curriculums provide free volunteer tutors. In addition, the...

PwC Teaches Finance Basics to Summer Program Students at Morgan State University

Last week, thirty-one PwC interns from the Baltimore office taught Operation HOPE's Banking on Our Future financial literacy curriculum to over 100 students at the Upward Bound Summer Academy of Math and Science and the Talent Search programs at Morgan State University.

Bay Area HOPE Center Attends CompassPoint Executive Leadership Program

Last week my colleague Tyrone and I attended the CompassPoint Executive Leadership Program sponsored by Citi Bank.The three-day seminar was attended by 16 Executive Directors, CEO’s, and Presidents, all from a variety of California nonprofits that participated in program.

Watch John Bryant’s Keynote at the White House Urban Entrepreneurship Summit

Operation HOPE Founder, Chairman and CEO John Hope Bryant speaks about the power of Financial Literacy and urban entrepreneurship at the White House Urban Entrepreneurship Summit held on Monday, June 6th, 2011, in Newark, New Jersey.

What America Needs Now: Financial Literacy, Entrepreneurship and a New Era of Jobs

Today, what America needs now is the nurturing of a new generation of urban entrepreneurs who understand "the language of money," and particularly young urban entrepreneurs, small business owners and self-employment projects. A young, empowered generation of silver rights leaders, on fire with hope, esteem and opportunity in their own lives.

HOPE Atlanta Spearheads New Initiatives

Construction on our new flagship HOPE Financial Literacy Empowerment Center at Ebenezer is off to an amazing start!

HOPE New Orleans Helps Local Entrepreneurs with Coaching and Development

Last month, Operation HOPE in New Orleans provided one-on-one coaching to 56 clients, helping with the development of 15 business plans, 9 marketing plans, 2 financial projections, 5 strategic coaching sessions, as well as organizing 25 BP Claims assistance sessions.

Talk & Taste Atlanta Professional Networking Series to Feature Operation HOPE

Operation HOPE is being highlighted this quarter by Talk & Taste, a Signature Networking and Fundraising Event Series that promotes mingling between Atlanta professionals while bringing awareness to local non-profit organizations. Each Talk &Taste event has a different cultural theme to create a variety of networking experiences.

WATCH LIVE ONLINE: White House Urban Entrepreneurship Summit at Rutgers Business School

Please join us Monday, June 6, for an exclusive live web broadcast of the White House Urban Entrepreneurship Summit, hosted by the Obama administration and the Rutgers Business School’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development.

Students at Foshay Learning Center in Los Angeles use Banking on Our Future for Their Service Learning Project

Earlier in May, two classes of students at Foshay Learning Center in Los Angeles went through Banking on Our Future and then used their knowledge to teach other students in their school about the principles of Dignity, Banking, Budgeting, Checking & Savings Accounts, and Credit.

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