ATLANTA, Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MSNBC.com will livestream the 2016 HOPE Global Forums | Annual Meeting live from the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta; January 14-15.
Coverage can be viewed via this link.
The three-day event, now in its fourth year, is the banner gathering of leaders and influencers hosted by Operation HOPE, Inc., the global provider of financial dignity and economic empowerment programs led by Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, John Hope Bryant. Over 2,600 delegates from the areas of finance, philanthropy, entertainment, business, and civic leadership, will engage in critical dialogue focused on mapping out a plan for inclusive economics.
This year's participants include: Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation and best-selling author; Jack Lew, U.S. Secretary of Treasury, Kasim Reed, Mayor of Atlanta [Honorary Co-Chair], Andrea Jung, CEO, Grameen America; Andrew Young, civil rights icon and former U.S. ambassador; Alice Rivlin, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution; Founder, Congressional Budget Office, D. Bryan Jordan, Chairman, President & CEO, First Horizon National Corporation, Dikembe Mutombo, Chairman and Founder, Dikembe Mutombo Foundation, Inc., E.J. Dionne, Washington Post Columnist and Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution; Jack Lew, U.S. Secretary of Treasury; Julián Castro, U.S. Secretary Housing and Urban Development; Michael Clayton, NFL Veteran /Super Bowl XLVI champion; Founder, Generation Next Foundation; Dr. Regina Benjamin, Former U.S. Surgeon General; Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan Boards of Directors.
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To learn more about the HOPE Global Forums, please visit HOPEGlobalForums.org.
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About Operation HOPE, Inc.
Since 1992, Operation HOPE has been moving America from civil rights to "silver rights" with the mission of making free enterprise and capitalism work for the underserved. Through its core programs, the social investment banking nonprofit has provided financial dignity and economic empowerment to over 2.6 million individuals worldwide, and $2 billion in economic activity for the disenfranchised—turning check cashing customers into banking customers, renters into homeowners, small business dreamers into small business owners and minimum wage workers into living wage consumers. Project 5117 is HOPE's multi-year four-pronged approach to combating economic inequality that aims to improve financial literacy, increase business role models and business internships for youth, and stabilize the American dream by boosting credit scores. In 2015, Operation HOPE received a 4-star charity rating for transparency and accountability by the prestigious non-profit evaluator, Charity Navigator—establishing it as a best-in-class organization.
For more information: operationhope.org
SOURCE Operation HOPE