Country Chair: John Hope Bryant
United States of America
Welcome to Global Dignity United States. We believe that young people empower themselves with and through dignity. Since 2006, we’ve been working with young people in the United States on Global Dignity Day and through workshops held throughout the year.
We invite you to contact us to learn more about getting involved in your city and state.
John Hope Bryant
Country Chair For United States of America
John Hope Bryant is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of the financial literacy empowerment nonprofit Operation HOPE, chairman and chief executive officer of Bryant Group Ventures and The Promise Homes Company, the largest for-profit minority-controlled owners of institutional-quality, single-family residential rental homes in the U.S., and co-founder of Global Dignity. Bryant is known as one of the foremost authorities on poverty eradication around the world. An advisor to the last three U.S. presidents, a thought leader, public speaker, and an innovator in the business of empowerment, Bryant is no stranger to poverty. Born and raised in South Los Angeles’ notorious Compton, California he was homeless for six months.
Finding his way out of poverty, he has dedicated his life to leading the way for others. He recently served on President Barack Obama’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability and is an internationally-recognized leader in transforming low-wealth communities into self-sustaining neighborhoods.