Banking On Our Future with East West Bank

By James Chen On March 12, 2015, East West Bank and Operation HOPE collaborated once again to reach out into the community by teaching financial literacy to over 250 students at Dewey Elementary in San Gabriel, California.     Under the leadership of East West Bank’s Dorothy Chan, Vice President, Manager of Community Development, and Sam Kim, CRA Analyst, they recruited 19 of their colleagues to teach students...

Testimonial- Venisha Whitley

Client testimonial from Operation HOPE Memphis. Shared By HOPE Financial Management Counselor, Sherita Goodman. This testimony is reflecting on how Operation HOPE has really enlightened and helped me to get on the right track with Financial Wellness. I have always been private about my finances and wouldn’t seek help until it was too late. I wanted to learn some things from the workshop that would help me really...

Testimonial – Arielle Stemmons

Client testimonial from Operation HOPE Memphis. Shared By HOPE Financial Management Counselor, Sherita Goodman. I am so excited about Operation HOPE and what we’ve accomplished so far. I have learned so much about my finances and credit. You have been a tremendous help to me and my family. You’ve walked me through contributing to my 401K program at work and opening a savings account. These are things that...

HOPE Spotlight: James Chen

Los Angeles & Orange County Program Manager for Youth Empowerment Programs at Operation HOPE James Chen was honored by The California Teachers Association Service Center One Community Council Outreach Action Team on March 18. James was recognized for his ongoing support and dedication to the students and teachers at Rio Hondo Elementary School in the Arcadia area.

All Faith Financial Freedom Fair in Oakland Saturday, 3/28!

By Rebecca Blanco Operation HOPE and East Bay Church of Religious Science would love to welcome you to a health and wealth event in Oakland this Saturday, March 28th from 8 am – 2 pm. Everyone is welcome! Learn from an esteemed panel of experts on how to overcome financial fear and gain financial freedom. It’s time to increase your wealth and mental health! You will gain a wealth of inside tips &...

Stories of HOPE – Lili Strachan

By Jordan Hagedon, HOPE Corps Fellow Lili Strachan grew up in Florida understanding more about financial matters than the average kid. As the eldest child of two to immigrant parents from Colombia who barely spoke English, Lili had to know more than others her age. “I knew how much my parents earned, how much rent we paid, and what the phone bill looked like because if there was ever a problem, I was the one that...

HOPE Participates in Global Money Week 2015

Operation HOPE is proud to partner with Child & Youth Finance International (CYFI) for Global Money Week. Global Money Week engages children worldwide in learning how money works, including saving, creating livelihoods, gaining employment and entrepreneurship. Operation HOPE’s President of Global Youth Empowerment, Mary Ehrsam, serves on the board for CYFI. This week, over 2,600 students across the US will...

New Partnership with the Oakland Library in Fruitvale

By Wonda Kidd Recently I stopped into the Fruitvale Public Library to share with them the mission of Operation HOPE. I asked to see the Branch Manger and shared briefly with her how we could possibly be of service to many of the people that frequent the public library. I shared all the workshops that we provide, but specifically focused on Financial Literacy. She appeared interested and I scheduled an appointment...

Why is it important for Hope employees to volunteer for programs?

Why is it important for HOPE employees to volunteer for programs? This is a question that every HOPE employee worldwide should ask himself or herself. Volunteering allows us to share our time with those who are financially less fortunate. Volunteering to teach or sitting in on a credit and budget, small business, home ownership and/or BOOF program helps us to become more effective as HOPE representatives in the workplace and in our personal lives.

Operation HOPE and Popular Community Bank Celebrate the Launch of HOPE Inside, Bronx

    Operation HOPE and Popular Community Bank Celebrate the Launch of HOPE Inside, Bronx Popular Community Bank, one of the nation’s premier community banks, together with partner Operation HOPE, celebrated the launch of HOPE Inside in the Bronx yesterday. Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene joined local community leaders, entrepreneurs and customers at the Popular Community Bank branch at 752...

Thank You Grandma’s Quick and Easy Gourmet Cornbread

    By: Darrick Graham, Small Business Coordinator, HOPE Inside Ebenezer Operation Hope’s  Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) graduate , Shirley Batchelor, and Founder of “Grandma’s Quick and Easy Gourmet Cornbread,  was featured on “Shark Tank”. Batchelor visited our class last Tuesday evening to give new students a cooking demonstration of her ”...

Saluting a Real Leader: Happy 22nd Anniversary to Operation HOPE’s Own Rachael Doff

Read original article here May 5th, 2014, may have been Operation HOPE’s 22nd birthday, but we may have never gotten here without one very special person — Mrs. Rachael Doff. On April 30th, 2014, Rachael Doff celebrated her 21st anniversary with the Operation HOPE family, and as my chief of staff and chief confidential advisor she has proven nothing less than invaluable; to not only HOPE’s...

Where Jobs REALLY Come From. It’s Not Where You Think.

  I dig really deep into this in my new book, HOW THE POOR CAN SAVE CAPITALISM (June, 2014 release), but let me say it here quick, clean and crisp. On job creation, we’re looking for love in mostly all the wrong places. We talk about big business creating jobs, but this is not the 1970′s, when 70% of all employment came from big business.  We talk about innovation, but to quote my friend Jim...

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