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January 14 2014

Operation HOPE and The King Center Partner in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday


Operation HOPE and Founder Chairman and CEO John Hope Bryant have partnered with The King Center to celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in observance of the MLK Holiday. The celebrations run from January 10-20, 2014.

Events are spread throughout Atlanta metro. For full schedule of events, click here.

Activities are set as follow:

January 16- 11:30 a.m. EDT

John Hope Bryant will participate as a panelist on

Choose Nonviolence: Nonviolence or Nonexistence

Location: Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy

Purpose of Panel: The panelist and 6th-12th graders will have a discussion on steps they can take to Choose Nonviolence in their lives daily


January 17- 1 p.m. EDT

John Hope Bryant will participate as a panelist on

Choose Nonviolence: From Public Policy to Personal Responsibility

Location: Morehouse College

Purpose of Panel: College students from throughout metro Atlanta and the country will be invited to engage in a moderated discussion on the implications of nonviolence in their communities and what they may do to make a difference.


January 20- 3 p.m. EDT

HOPE Empowerment Series

Location: HOPE Financial Dignity Center at Ebenezer Church

Each segment runs approximately 45 minutes long

1.     Entrepreneurship-Your Business and Branding facilitated by Hotep.

2.    Panel discussion Your Money, Your Job, Your Business

with Rhonda Williams-Operation HOPE, Nancy Flake Johnson-Urban League, and   Yolanda Dryerbuzz-Dryerbuzz

3.    Affordable Heath Care Act-All you need to know facilitator Karla Johnson-Georgia Watch. 

 Trained professionals will be poised to assist people in choosing and signing up for healthcare on the spot.


All events are open to the public.


Click here to learn about Operation HOPE’s new initiative Project 5117 that continues Dr. Kings Poor People’s Campaign to eradicate poverty.