‘1 in 5’ Season 2 Episode 7: Learn About Generation Hope

Nicole Lynn Lewis | March 28, 2023 | Aspen Postsecondary Success for Parents

Today, Nicole Lynn Lewis is an accomplished author, CEO of Generation Hope, and mother of five. But she didn’t always feel a sense of stability and pride. When she arrived on campus with her three-month old daughter, she instantly felt out of place and didn’t know who to turn to for help. Her feelings of isolation, financial stress, and a lack of community later inspired Nicole to create her nonprofit, Generation Hope, that supports the mental health journeys of student-parents. Generation Hope offers resources parents need to thrive in college, so that other parents can confidently achieve educational success.

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Generation Hope’s Scholar Program surrounds teen parents with mentoring, tuition assistance, a peer community, and other vital, wrap-around services to help them earn their degrees. Scholars receive mental health support, tuition assistance, mentoring, emergency funding, and more.

Next Generation Academy is Generation Hope’s early childhood program. The Academy provides robust literacy, academic, and social-emotional supports so that the children of our Scholars enter kindergarten ready to thrive.

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