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Virginia Lands Huge Contract with Operation HOPE’s Help

Virginia Baket-Jeffcoat joined the Operation HOPE family in December, 2020 when she enrolled in the Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) facilitated by Ms. Judie Hayes, her...

Clark Atlanta University Partners with Operation HOPE to Help Create 1 Million New Black Businesses

HBCU becomes first to officially commit to $130M initiative funded by Shopify ATLANTA, July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Clark Atlanta University (CAU) today announced a...

The Little Lady Driving Big Success

They say big things come in small packages. Cora Cleasants agrees and would be the first to tell you that adage about her. This 5’3”, grandmother of four is a giant in her own...

JHB on Bloomberg Radio: FL4A Is Not Just Another “Program”

Recently, Chairman John Hope Bryant spoke with Carol Massar on Bloomberg Radio about the critical moment our nation faces in its quest for equity and equality in every sphere, on...

1MBB Participants Begin Laying the Foundations for Strong Businesses with Aprio Workshops

Nothing is more exciting to the Operation HOPE family than the transformation and development of our clients and program participants. Needless to say we are enjoying watching...

“I’m no longer defined by one mistake.”

For 20 years, Edwin Walker faced more hardships than most people could handle in a lifetime. Struggling to maintain a steady income and care for his elderly mother, Edwin found...

James Takes Pandemic Calamity and “Kreates” an Opportunity to Grow His Small Business Dreams

In 2018, James Konidis, an LBGTQ creative launched his first business, James Kreate, a lifestyle and home decor company. James was happy to earn a living and make money from...

Financial Literacy For All Movement Announces Next Wave of National Member Companies

Mastercard, BlackRock, TIME for Kids, Nextdoor, FICO, U.S. Bank, Truist, First Horizon Bank and Santander join the 10-year financial capability initiative Baseball Hall of Famer...

iHeartMedia Atlanta Commits to Launching 10K Black-Owned Businesses in Atlanta Metro Area

The Announcement is an expansion of iHeart Atlanta's Multi-Year Commitment to Operation HOPE's 1 Million Black Business Initiative ATLANTA, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/...

Homeownership Achieved with Patience and a Plan

Sometimes we get overwhelmed by big projects and daunting tasks that stare us in the face and won't go away. Not only can it be difficult, it can be down right paralyzing. Skylar...

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Virginia Lands Huge Contract with Operation HOPE’s Help

Virginia Lands Huge Contract with Operation HOPE’s Help

Virginia Baket-Jeffcoat joined the Operation HOPE family in December, 2020 when she enrolled in the Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) facilitated by Ms. Judie Hayes, her financial wellbeing coach. Virginia has years of small business experience as the owner and...

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The Little Lady Driving Big Success

The Little Lady Driving Big Success

They say big things come in small packages. Cora Cleasants agrees and would be the first to tell you that adage about her. This 5’3”, grandmother of four is a giant in her own right with a tremendous story to tell. Overcoming incredible odds to become the woman she is...

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JHB on Bloomberg Radio: FL4A Is Not Just Another “Program”

JHB on Bloomberg Radio: FL4A Is Not Just Another “Program”

Recently, Chairman John Hope Bryant spoke with Carol Massar on Bloomberg Radio about the critical moment our nation faces in its quest for equity and equality in every sphere, on every level. America continues to grapple with health and wealth disparities along racial...

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“I’m no longer defined by one mistake.”

“I’m no longer defined by one mistake.”

For 20 years, Edwin Walker faced more hardships than most people could handle in a lifetime. Struggling to maintain a steady income and care for his elderly mother, Edwin found himself borrowing money from lender services, pushing him deeper into debt. With a credit...

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Virginia Lands Huge Contract with Operation HOPE’s Help

Virginia Lands Huge Contract with Operation HOPE’s Help

Virginia Baket-Jeffcoat joined the Operation HOPE family in December, 2020 when she enrolled in the Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) facilitated by Ms. Judie Hayes, her financial wellbeing coach. Virginia has years of small business experience as the owner and...

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