Operation HOPE Partners with Robinhood to Expand 'The 1865 Project' Nationwide
Groundbreaking initiative supports ongoing mission to finish the work of the Freedman's Bank; Partnership expands economic opportunity for all through increased access to technology and education
Operation HOPE remains a leading force in financial empowerment due to its commitment to embracing technology-driven products and services to connect with more communities. Bringing more than 30 years of experience providing free financial coaching and credit counseling services, contributions to the 1865 project will help Operation HOPE leverage digital tools to serve some of the hardest-to-reach populations. The '1865 Project' addresses the wealth gap and building economic inclusion in America.
"As the need for financial literacy continues to evolve, Operation HOPE remains committed to forging transformative partnerships with leading innovators, like Robinhood. With their unwavering support of the '1865 Project', we will expand our reach and help change more lives," said
"Everyone should have the opportunity to build a stable financial future," said
In 2021, Robinhood was the first company to sign Operation HOPE's Investors' Bill of Rights, a call to action for the financial services industry to provide greater financial literacy, knowledge and understanding to their customers. In commitment to this pledge, both organization's will continue to support customers on their investing journeys with regularly updated educational content through Robinhood Learn and the development of programming like Robinhood Money Drills, which provides funding to support personal finance classes for college students.
Launched in June of 2023, The 1865 Project's ultimate goal is to finish the work of the Freedman's Bank— started by President Abraham Lincoln and American social reformer, Frederick Douglass— which was initially designed to teach the formerly enslaved about money. During the Second Reconstruction in the 1960s, Rev. Dr. Martin
Robinhood Markets is on a mission to democratize finance for all. With Robinhood, people can invest with no account minimums through Robinhood Financial LLC, buy and sell crypto through Robinhood Crypto, LLC, spend, save, and earn rewards through Robinhood Money, LLC, and learn about investing through easy-to-understand educational content.
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