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.
Over the weekend, our HOPE Financial Literacy Empowerment Center in South Gate participated in the 2011 Easter Eggstravaganza for financial literacy month, hosted by the city of Compton in collaboration with Councilman Dr. Willie O. Jones.
This year, the HOPE National Call Center in Poway, CA participated in National Financial Literacy Month by sharing the work they do with our partner CoreLogic, setting-up an information table at the CoreLogic office where the Call Center is housed.
On April 19th, Operation HOPE in New Orleans hosted a “Strategies & Discipline for Sales” seminar for its Entrepreneurs and Small Business Clients. Retired Marketing Professor and Wharton School of Business Graduate, Mr. William Groome lead the interactive session, which covered the key concepts required for building strong sales and marketing strategies.