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ATLANTA, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation HOPE, the nation's leader in financial literacy and economic inclusion, today announced that its 8th annual HOPE Global Forum will be returning to Atlanta, Georgia, October 19-21, 2021. This year's event - the annual meeting of the HOPE Global Forum - is themed "Meeting the Moment." The goal of the Forum is to galvanize thought and action around building an economy that works for everyone, particularly underserved communities. The HOPE annual meeting is now the largest gathering in the world dedicated to empowering poor and underserved communities.

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ATLANTA, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Greater Georgia Black Chamber of Commerce (GGBCC) is honored to announce its partnership with Operation HOPE's national One Million Black Business Initiative (1MBB). This organizational alliance is made in furtherance of the mission to create 1 million Black-owned businesses by 2030. The Greater Georgia Black Chamber of Commerce will contribute to the 1MBB initiative by dedicating its communications, consultative and networking resources to make the state of Georgia the leader in the number of Black-owned businesses created. Through the 1MBB partnership, GGBCC will engage and empower at least 1,000 aspiring entrepreneurs.

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ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation HOPE, the nation's largest non-profit dedicated to financial empowerment for underserved communities, today announced the launch of its Helping Hand Fund. In response to the recent end to the CDC eviction moratorium, the Helping Hand Fund has made an initial $500,000 commitment to offer relief to renters facing eviction as a result of the impact of COVID-19 and its associated economic hardship. The initiative also aligns with Operation HOPE's mission to address the real-time needs of individuals, particularly from underserved populations, who can benefit from access to education and available resources that improve their ability to take control of their finances.  Fund eligibility requirements are outlined at https://operationhope.org/helping-hand-fund.

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ATLANTA, Aug. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation HOPE announced today that Robinhood Markets, a mobile-first investing platform known for pioneering commission-free trading, is the first company to sign onto its Investors' Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights was created by Operation HOPE's Chairman & CEO, John Hope Bryant with input from a variety of market participants. Operation Hope's vision is to provide a clear path for financial institutions, asset managers and their trusted advisors to incorporate greater financial literacy, knowledge, and transparency in their offerings to retail investors. 

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ATLANTA, Aug. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation HOPE today announced the launch of its inaugural Top 25 Financial Institutions for Retail Investors ranking, based on each organization's commitment to providing financial literacy, knowledge and transparency for customers. As an outgrowth of its Investors' Bill of Rights, leading experts in financial regulation, securities law, fintech, customer engagement, and financial literacy will be retained to develop an annual survey of U.S. financial service, asset management and brokerage firms for calendar year 2021.