Ryan Mack, the Mid-Atlantic Market President for Operation HOPE, lead two international fraternities, Delta Sigma Pi and Iota Rho Chapters, who came together with a common purpose on April 13th – to teach Howard University students about financial literacy. This program, “Know Your Worth: College Student Edition” catered to the entire Howard student body, highlighting the wealth disparities between different...
Urban Assembly Media High School hosted their first HOPE Business In A Box Academies (HBIABA) school-wide pitch. Eight young entrepreneurs pitched their business plans to judges and their 80 classmates.
Happy Financial Literacy Month! Today at the State Capitol with Governor Deal, we celebrated the proclamation of April as Financial Literacy Month. The program leading up to the proclamation reading included a legislative overview of some of the bills that have a direct impact on financial literacy and consumer issues in the state of Georgia. One of the bills discussed is the SB 88 Labor and Industrial Relations; provide for the payment of wages using a prepaid card. The event concluded with an overview of all the events planned throughout the city for Financial Literacy Month.
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...
On April 11, a group of 17 Cathay Bank volunteers were invited to Rio Hondo Elementary school so that students from 4th through 8th grade could learn the basic concepts of budgeting, saving, and bank products and services.
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The HOPE Financial Dignity Center in New Orleans was extremely busy this month due to Financial Literacy Day and the Entrepreneur Training Program graduation.
H.D. Woodson Senior High School students enjoyed a very special event on April 30th in celebration of Financial Literacy Month. The day started with an assembly in which Operation HOPE Founder & CEO, John Hope Bryant served as the keynote speaker.
Operation HOPE New Orleans educated approximately 130 9th grade students at International High School in New Orleans during a special financial literacy day event organized at the school on April 11. The workshop was delivered in partnership with Regions Bank and Loyola University.
This week, Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray issued a proclamation commemorating April 2012 as “Financial Literacy Awareness Month” in the District of Columbia.
The Access HOPE Miami team and two Americorps Vista volunteers from the City of Miami, Lauren Pena and Myrlande Regis, wrapped up a successful month of programming consisting of four adult Credit and Money Management workshops, participating in the D.A. Dorsey Vocational School Fair and one youth financial literacy workshop.