U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to provide keynote remarks;

HOPE Global Financial Dignity Co-chairs, former Atlanta Mayor Ambassador Andrew Young and HOPE Founder John Hope Bryant slated to speak



 – Silver Rights empowerment nonprofit Operation HOPE (HOPE) continues its 20-year anniversary celebrations, announcing today U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will headline its inaugural HOPE Global Financial Dignity Summit in Atlanta, November 14 – 15, 2012. Co-chaired by HOPE Founder, Chairman and CEO John Hope Bryant and former Atlanta Mayor and Civil Rights Icon, Ambassador Andrew Young, the event is expected to bring over 1,000 delegates from more than 50 countries worldwide.  
Young, who also serves as HOPE Global Spokesman, is a featured speaker for the event, Bryant will also play a key speaking role. William H. Rogers, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer SunTrust Bank is also set to lend remarks.
Against the backdrop of today’s global economic crisis, the summit is designed to help “turn the page,” toward viable long-term, systemic and sustainable economic solutions.  The theme of conference is Community, Character and Responsible Capitalism. The topics will examine how free enterprise and responsible capitalism can actually be used as a powerful tool to empower and uplift the underserved and the working class, as well as to grow and to stabilize a middle class.
The two-day event begins Wednesday, November 14, with a HOPE Opportunity Community Bus Tour, followed by the Grand Opening of the HOPE Financial Dignity Center at Ebenezer (on Community), and the Global Dignity Forum (on Character), and the first day will conclude with a reception at the Atlanta Airport Marriot Gateway, concluding with the HOPE Global Summit on (on Responsible Capitalism) at the Georgia International Convention Center on Thursday, November 15.


Read about the complete global summit here.


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