This video is the single best "answer" to anyone genuinely interested in the power and impact of our work here at Operation HOPE.  This is a Global Dignity sponsored Dignity Day session from 2010 at Edna Brewer Middle School students in Oakland, California.  Operation HOPE now has a districtwide partnership with Oakland Public Schools to provide each and every child with both financial dignity education through Banking on Our Future, as well as (upcoming) HOPE Business In A Box!

This is how you change the world. One child, and one school house at a time.

Onward and with HOPE,


John Hope Bryant is a thought leader, founder, chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE and Bryant Group Companies, Inc. Magazine/CEO READ bestselling business author of LOVE LEADERSHIP: The New Way to Lead in a Fear-Based World (Jossey-Bass) the only African-American bestselling business author in America, and is chairman of the Subcommittee for the Under-Served and Community Empowerment for the U.S. President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability, for President Barack Obama.  Mr. Bryant is the co-founder of the Gallup-HOPE Index, the only national research poll on youth financial dignity and youth economic energy in the U.S. He is also a co-founder of Global Dignity with HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and Professor Pekka Himanen of Finland. Global Dignity is affiliated with the Forum of Young Global Leaders and the World Economic Forum. 

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