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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

The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less.


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Today In History

  • In 1881 - Payton Johnson patents swinging chair
  • In 1950 - Signing with the Atlantic City Seagulls, Arthur Dorrington becomes first black to play in organized hockey
  • In 1979 - Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to Professor Arthur Lewis of Princeton. First black cited in a category other than peace


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