John Hope Bryant

A Different Kind of Conversation

“We’ve got to be radical about a new agenda”

Growing up in the Compton and South Central areas of Los Angeles at the height of the Black Power movement, John Hope Bryant understood the importance of financial literacy early on. The lack of resources and opportunities in his community empowered Bryant and he formed Operation Hope, LLC. as a direct result of the Rodney King riots of 1992.

The mission of Operation Hope is to eradicate poverty by assisting the wealth less in gaining financial literacy, access to capital, and equity of opportunity. By educating and empowering individuals, a chain reaction is caused impacting families and communities across the nation. With John Hope Bryant at the helm, Operation hope, LLC has become the foremost organization in financial literacy with various initiatives extremely active in our communities.

For a list of current initiatives click here 


Your path to financial literacy starts with understanding the concept, then taking action even if that means a small fist step.



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