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The H.O.P.E Initiative

The H.O.P.E (Helping Others Prosper thru Empowerment) Initiative – is a program funded by the Black Philanthropy Fund and designed to empower the black community and enable individuals to become self-reliant and take responsibility for their own well-being and that of their families. This is done through a collaboration with the Center for Woman & Enterprise and the Influence Leadership Institute by providing a series of 10-week courses on 1.) Developing a Business Plan, 2.) Professional Development and 3.) Leadership Training/Personal Growth & Self-Empowerment. (60+ participants enrolled annually)

To Inspire You

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, and how you can still come out of it


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Today In History

  • In 1912 - W.C. Handy publishes "Memphis Blues"
  • In 2005 - Michaelle Jean appointed first black Governor General of Canada