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By: Victor “Doc V” Trammell Russell Simmons has been known as an advocate for financial literacy in the hip hop community for a long time. The efforts of his many philanthropic causes are commendable and do a great job of informing the masses. His Hip Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) is a non-profit organization that is committed to various causes that have to do with social change. A successful function HSAN sponsored in the past was the national Get Your Money Right Tour , which was dedicated to educating youth across the country about the importance of personal finance. Simmons along with other American financial leaders, such as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will be hosting the HOPE Summit on Global Financial Literacy. The two-day event will take place in Atlanta at the Georgia International Convention Center on November 14th and 15th. The main goal of the HOPE Summit is to motivate various leaders in government, private sector businesses, and non-profit organizations to address solutions to important issues involving the American and global economy. For more information about the HOPE Summit on Global Financial Literacy, visit the organization’s website at www.summit.operationhope.org .  

Russell Simmons, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke to Lead HOPE Summit for Financial Literacy

By: Victor “Doc V” Trammell

Russell Simmons has been known as an advocate for financial literacy in the hip hop community for a long time. The efforts of his many philanthropic causes are commendable and do a great job of informing the masses. His Hip Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN) is a non-profit organization that is committed to various causes that have to do with social change. A successful function HSAN sponsored in the past was the national Get Your Money Right Tour, which was dedicated to educating youth across the country about the importance of personal finance.

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