“When John Hope Bryant talks about how to expand the middle class, I listen. I urge everyone to read this book.” – President Bill Clinton
Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2015
How the Poor Can Save Capitalism is a book about saving America, all of America. On the one-year anniversary of this book it has never been more important that we begin to solve the problem of income inequality. In the book, John Hope Bryant explains his strategy for restoring the American middle class and eradicating poverty. He says, “We must make financial literacy – teaching each and every one of our children the language of money – the new civil rights issue for the twenty-first century America.”
When the book was first published last year there were only three HOPE Inside centers up and running. The book has helped to create a thriving reality that now includes, thirty-one HOPE Inside centers that are up and running in places like, Ferguson, Detroit, and Baltimore. There are 240 more centers on the way. The promise of the book and of John Hope-Bryant is becoming a reality for the poor people in these communities.
About John Hope Bryant
A thought leader for financial dignity, John Hope Bryant is and American social entrepreneur and notably one of the foremost authorities on poverty eradication and economic equality. He is the founder, chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE and the Bryant Group Companies, Inc. An advisor to the last four presidents’, Bryant currently serves as on the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Youth and is a founding member of the Clinton Global Initiative. He is an alumnus of the Forum of Young Global Leaders for the World Economic Forum and former member of the Forum’s Global Agenda Council. After battling homelessness for six months of his young adulthood, Bryant has dedicated his life to leading the way for others. He resides in Atlanta with his wife. You can read more about his vision for “silver rights” on his blog at http://www.JohnHopeBryant.com.
About Operation HOPE
Since 1992, Operation HOPE has promoted financial dignity through financial literacy and educational tools in underserved communities. Through its four core portfolios, the organization has provided youth and adult financial literacy, encouraged economic preparedness and digital empowerment, promoted homeownership, and assisted with foreclosure prevention to more than 2.5 million individuals, families, and small-business owners. It is currently focused on Project 5117, a multi-year initiative that will track and increase business role models for youth, boost credit scores for adults, and empower underserved communities, as a part of its “silver rights” mission to make free enterprise work for everyone. Visit http://www.operationhope.org for more information.
About Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Berrett-Koehler Publishers is an independent publisher and certified B Corporation dedicated to an ambitious mission: Creating a World That Works for All. Read more at http://www.bkconnection.com
Publication Date – Oct 5, 2015 $16.95, paperback, 151 pages, 6⅛" x 9¼", ISBN 978-1-62656-557-9