By Michelle Hammonds, Program Manager- Washington DC Market, Banking on Our Future
The HOPE Financial Dignity Center DC has partnered with Washington Math, Science & Technology Public Charter High School (WMST) for the past 5 years to expose students to financial dignity concepts. On October 30, forty volunteers from BB&T, Department of Treasury, Industrial Bank, Wells Fargo, Women in Housing &...
Operation’s HOPE’s Chairman, Founder & CEO, John Hope Bryant was the keynote speaker for the Urban Alliance 5th annual Public Speaking Challenge on July 23rd. Chairman Bryant shared a powerful message with the high school students encouraging them to be the best versions of themselves. The event took place at the University of Baltimore.
The students of Santa Teresa Elementary School in San Jose, Ca. got to enjoy a break from their regular class schedule to celebrate Martin Luther King's birthday and legacy with a visit from HOPE Founder, Chairman and CEO John Hope Bryant.
Starting a business in the current economy can seem like an unachievable dream. But Leroy Jackson has already shown that he can beat the odds. Now, with the help of Operation HOPE's Small Business Empowerment Program and the new Kiva Zip program, Leroy is turning his dreams into action and raising funds to start his own accounting and tax preparation business, The Jackson Group, LLC.
John Hope Bryant, Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Operation HOPE and Jennifer Tescher, President and CEO, Center for Financial Services Innovation served as advisors for the Financial Inclusion Working Group at the second annual Clinton Global Initiatives America in June.
“Where others see drug dealers, I see young entrepreneurs trapped in environments of joblessness and decay," said John Bryant.
Two-Day Financial Dignity Summit Focused on Community, Character and Responsible Capitalism
ATLANTA – November 19, 2012 — Leaders from around the globe gathered in Atlanta last week for Operation HOPE’s Global Financial Dignity Summit to discuss financial dignity and literacy issues and find solutions for the economic problems faced by underserved communities around the world. The Summit, which was held...
The future success of America's economy relies on its young people -- but adults aren't giving them the chance to succeed.
Everyone knows that the United States is in a terrible business slump, and there's no shortage of opinions about it and solutions for it — but there hasn't been much in the way of notable improvement.
Operation HOPE’s Founder and CEO, John Hope Bryant, has proved time and again to be Washington’s premier advocate for financial literacy in underserved communities.
As a chairman for the PACFC (President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability) Underserved and Community Empowerment Subcommittee, Mr. Bryant made special remarks at the DC Financial Literacy Council’s third meeting on...
Gone are the days when young people join companies, beg for jobs & opportunities and wait to climb the ladder in the big business world. Instead, many may find that this cycle and those steps to becoming a CEO are simply unavailable, and according to the national unemployment rate --8.2%-- it may remain this way for a while (U.S. Department of Labor, June 2012).
Operation HOPE representatives James Bailey and Patrice Washington join Steve Harvey on Father's Day to teach financial management.
My deepest regrets are expressed on the passing of Rodney King. My deepest regrets and condolences to his family and loved ones, during this difficult time.
The Rodney King riots and civil unrest unlocked a moment in history. Not only for one of America’s most important cities, but for the nation as we whole. It was a moment heard, seen and even felt all around the world. What Rodney King chose to do...