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October 14 2015

Operation HOPE and Global Dignity Announce New Website:

Website offers central repository for all financial dignity related activity in the USA

LOS ANGELES – October 14, 2015 – Operation HOPE, a global nonprofit focused on financial dignity, and Global Dignity, a worldwide initiative promoting dignity as a universal right, today announced the launch of a new U.S. focused website:

Visitors to the site will find information about Global Dignity, its mission, the five Dignity Principles, and  how to get involved in Dignity Day events across the United States.  The Global Dignity organization was co-founded by World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders Alumni, HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, Operation HOPE Founder and “silver rights” leader John Hope Bryant, and Professor Pekka Himanen of the University of Art and Design Helsinki. The site provides an intimate view into the founders’ vision and the Global Dignity impact through videos, photographs and testimonials.

Global Dignity teaching tools to promote awareness in the classroom can be explored and shared.  Partner presentations can be viewed, and posters, flyers and brochures can be easily accessed and downloaded.  Links to Facebook and Twitter offer direct access to the Global Dignity social media updates. Resources supporting Global Dignity Day, October 21, 2015, are also available on the site.

About Global Dignity

Co-founded by Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, Professor Pekka Himanen, University of Art & Design Helsinki and Visiting Professor at Oxford University, and John Hope Bryant Founder, Chairman and CEO from Operation HOPE, and the mission of the Dignity is to implement globally the universal right of every human being to lead a dignified life. It is an autonomous, non-profit and non-partisan project linked to the 2020 process of the World Economic Forum’s Forum of Young Global Leaders, where young global leaders from politics, business, academia, and civil society have joined together to work for the improvement of the state of the world and people based on five principles of dignity. For more information about Global Dignity, see

About Operation HOPE, Inc.

Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Los Angeles, Operation HOPE is rated a 4-star charity by Charity Navigator. A global nonprofit focused on financial dignity, HOPE has empowered more than 2.5 million individuals and directed more than $1.8 billion in private capital to America’s low-wealth communities. Currently, HOPE is focused on Project 5117, a multi-year initiative that will track and increase business role models for youth, boost credit scores for adults, and empower underserved communities. For more information about Operation HOPE, see