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HOPE Business In A Box Academies Hit Orange County

The HOPE Blog - 6 days ago
This 2015-2016 academic year marks our first ever HOPE Business In A Box Academies in Orange County. We are very happy to announce that our very first cohort will be at Westminster High School with Ms. Moore’s 10th grade classes. [...] more

Totally Crazy About Wholly Craze: HOPE’s Business in a Box Academy Pitch Competition Winner Launches New Start Up

The HOPE Blog - 18 days ago
Jackie Rodriguez is Denver's up-and-coming fashionista phenomenon at only 17-years old! Earlier this year, Mondo Guerra and Tim Gunn from Project Runway chose her as the citywide up-cycling fashion competition winner during Goodwill's En Vogue event. This award came complete with a mentorship from Mondo, Project Runway All Star's Season 1 winner. Turns out fashion is not Jackie's only talent. She' [...] more

HOPE Business in a Box Academies Atlanta Launches More Successful Student Businesses

The HOPE Blog - 26 days ago
HOPE Business in A Box Academies (HBIAB) youth entrepreneurship training has impacted thousand's of lives. The Atlanta market has been fortunate to work with some of the most innovative students. Our entrepreneurs have created a large array of businesses, based on the needs of their community, including: The Mobile Mini Mart, Mic's Jewelry, Miniature Chefs Culinary Parties, and E-Z Party Packs to [...] more

Introducing HOPE’s New HOPE Business in a Box/ Casey Fellow Kandice Hulguin

The HOPE Blog - 41 days ago
Operation HOPE is a great organization that is I can see is making a difference in society today. As a HOPE Business In A Box (HBIAB) Fellow, I am excited to become a part of this movement of bringing economic and financial equality to everyone from all walks of life. I am blessed by the opportunity to work alongside others who aim to serve those that are circumstantially in positions of disadvant [...] more

Introducing HOPE’s New HOPE Business in a Box/Casey Fellow Michael Shackel

The HOPE Blog - 46 days ago
I joined the team at Operation HOPE for three main reasons. First, I believe deeply that economic justice will help us create a better society, and Operation HOPE does the important work of helping to correct economic injustice. Second, a colleague and friend completed a fellowship with the organization last year and spoke highly of the experience. Third, I am excited by the opportunity to learn [...] more

Another Youth Entrepreneur Has Officially Been “Banked!”

The HOPE Blog - 112 days ago
I am celebrating one of my young entrepreneurs today. Asia, owner of EZPartyPack, has been diligent in getting her business off the ground. She has spent countless hours in the cyber cafe, building her brand. She graduated from the "Eradicating Poverty Through S.T.E.M." two-week program I created last month. [...] more

Stories of HOPE – Roberta Attanasio

The HOPE Blog - 113 days ago
Ms. Roberta Attanasio’s background is no doubt impressive, to say the least. After being born and raised in Italy, she moved to San Antonia, Texas to complete here postdoctoral research and fell in love with the United States. [...] more

Newest Member of the HOPE Denver Team

The HOPE Blog - 113 days ago
My name is Latrice Wilson, I am the 2015-2016 HBIABA Casey Fellow in Operation HOPE’s Denver Market. I am a graduate of the University of Denver Colorado Women’s College. I have earned my B.A. in Business Administration, with an emphasis on Entrepreneurial Studies, and am a proud first generation college graduate. [...] more

HOPE Business in a Box Young YMCA Pitch Competition Winners Announced

The HOPE Blog - 124 days ago
On July 1st, we had the pleasure of attending the HOPE Business in a Box Pitch Competition at Young YMCA. Students were given the opportunity to create their own businesses, then present them to judges. [...] more

Young Entrepreneurs Keeping HOPE Alive

The HOPE Blog - 154 days ago
When I started work with Operation HOPE, I set my sights on discovering the ins and outs of youth entrepreneurship. I was moved to discover if the myth was true: that creating a business (and the competition to land a $500 HOPE grant) could actually motivate and engage students deeper into their overall learning. In my application essay, I wrote something so characteristically “Steph” in its ideal [...] more

Cathay Bank Sponsored HOPE Business In A Box Academy at Rio Hondo School

The HOPE Blog - 161 days ago
Mr. Ron Lenggiere is an 8th grade teacher who teaches Social Studies at Rio Hondo School (Arcadia, CA). To supplement the students’ learning and ensure common core standards are addressed, Mr. Lenggiere invited Operation HOPE and Cathay Bank into his classroom. [...] more

Parker Elementary Business Role Model Phase Comes to a Close

The HOPE Blog - 176 days ago
By David Booth-Metwally On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, Parker Elementary student businesses, Rich Kidz Designs, Snak It, WestCoast Phillys, and Lemonade Bros. moved on from the Business Role Model (BRM) phase to present their business plans before Oakland’s HOPE Youth Empowerment Manager, Rebecca Blanco and Program Fellow, Jerry Bailey to request funding to start their […] [...] more