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Why I Sponsor: Julie Kwon

Julie Kwon became a Generation Hope Sponsor this summer to Scholar Me’Chelle Campbell, who attends Prince George’s Community College while raising her daughter. Julie is also a mother to her two-year-old son and is expecting a second child and lives with her husband in Centreville, Virginia. 

Why did you decide to become involved in with Generation Hope?  

Julie meeting her Scholar, Me'Chelle, for the first time.

Julie meeting her Scholar, Me'Chelle, for the first time.

I have been a stay-at-home mom for the past two years, and I understand the challenges of raising a child. But for many teen mothers, it seems that those challenges are amplified by the demands of school, work, family, and all the changes that come with having a child at a young age. I joined Generation Hope because I want to be a source of support and encouragement to a teen mother who is striving towards stability, academic success, and a promising future for her and her child. 

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