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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

...when we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard nor welcomed but when we are silent we are still afraid. So it is better to speak
remembering we were never meant to survive.


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Today In History

  • In 1865 - Freedman's Bureau established
  • In 1821 - Thomas L Jennings becomes first African American to receive a patent (for dry scouring clothes)