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1MBB Hits the Streets

If you look up, down, and all around you’ll begin to see Operation HOPE’s 1 Million Black Business (1MBB) initiative, powered by HOPE and Shopify, amplified in a city near …

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Operation HOPE Adds Experian North America CEO Craig Boundy to Global Board of Advisors

ATLANTA – April 19, 2021 – Operation HOPE today announced that Craig Boundy, Chief Executive Officer of Experian North America, has joined the HOPE Global Board of Advisors. Boundy leads Experian’s North American business lines, and …

Meet the 7-Year Old, Financially Literate Girl Boss, Anastasia Linkpon

New York born and raised Anastasia Linkpon is the 7.5-year-old active, bilingual, and engaging second grader and now e-boutique owner of BoujFleaMarket and one of the youngest recipients of HOPE One …

iHeartMedia Atlanta Announces Multi-Year Commitment to Operation HOPE’s 1 Million Black Business Initiative

ATLANTA – April 15, 2021 – iHeartMedia Atlanta today announced a multi-year commitment to Atlanta-based Operation HOPE in support of their national 1 Million Black Business Initiative (1MBB), which aims to create a …

HOPE Regional Board Member, Tishaura Jones, Elected as First Black Woman Mayor of St. Louis

Operation HOPE wishes to congratulate Ms. Tishaura Jones on her historic election as mayor of the City of St. Louis, making her the first Black female mayor of the city. …

Salisbury Commits Support to Operation HOPE’s New 1 Million Black Businesses Initiative

— The City of Salisbury is the second US City to commit to 1MBB and pledge support to Black-owned business development through 2030– SALISBURY, N.C. (Thursday, April 8, 2021) – …

Operation HOPE Launches Minority Small Business Index in Collaboration with SurveyMonkey

Operation HOPE, America’s largest nonprofit financial inclusion organization, today launched the HOPE Minority Small Business Index in collaboration with SurveyMonkey (Nasdaq: SVMK). The HOPE index is intended to quantify the experiences and hopefulness of Black small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. Each question touches on a different aspect of their experience, from hope for business success to mentorship, risk tolerance, their access to capital, and future outlook on systemic issues that can impede success for Black small business owners.