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Operation HOPE’s Youth Empowerment Group Inspires Girl Entrepreneurs In Atlanta

The HOPE Blog - 619 days ago
This summer, Operation HOPE's Youth Empowerment Group in Atlanta partnered with COG STEM (Creating Opportunities for Girls) and Band of Coders to teach girls about entrepreneurship! Commencing the event, the girls participated in our Banking on Our Future (BOOF) program at HOPE Inside Ebenezer. After their lesson on financial dignity and the language of money, the girls participated in activities [...] more

From The Classroom To The Red Carpet: HOPE Business In A Box Academy Pitch Competition Winner Receives Rising Star Award

The HOPE Blog - 648 days ago
What a journey! From the classrooms at Bunche Middle School to the red carpet at the Rising Star Awards Banquet, our star entrepreneur is well on her way! The founder and operator of Miniature Chefs Culinary Cooking Academy, Alexia Minter, has had an amazing ride as a young entrepreneur. You may remember her as the grand prize winner of our 2016 Annual HOPE Global Forums Pitch Competition this pas [...] more

3 School-Wide Pitch Competitions Mark The Success Of HOPE Business In A Box Academies In Los Angeles

The HOPE Blog - 654 days ago
After months of hard work invested by teachers, students and volunteers, we finally reached the end of the race: Our HOPE Business In A Box Academy Pitch Competition. Youth Empowerment Group Fellow, Kandice Hulguin, had the honor of overseeing three Los Angeles schools during the competitions; Rio Hondo K-8 School, Roybal Learning Center, and Nightingale Middle School. Each school brought its own [...] more

Operation HOPE Partners With Super Bowl Champion Michael Clayton To Teach The Importance Of Financial Literacy In Schools

The HOPE Blog - 655 days ago
On May 13th, 2016, Operation HOPE's Youth Empowerment Group had the pleasure of educating youth in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on the importance of financial literacy with retired NFL Super Bowl XLVI Champion, Michael Clayton. Michael Clayton began by introducing the students to dignity and encouraging them to prioritize the way they spend money. Youth Empowerment Program Manager, Jessica Washington, a [...] more

The Atlanta Youth Empowerment Group Makes History While Learning History

The HOPE Blog - 662 days ago
The Atlanta Youth Empowerment Group had the pleasure of hosting Girl Scouts (Troop 6099) from Hiram, Georgia for Banking On Our Future programming today! As a former Girl Scout myself, I was extremely honored to give back to a group that I was once a part of. After the Banking On Our Future lesson, we toured the Martin Luther King Center. Troop Leader, Paula Mensah, and the Girl Scouts were overjo [...] more