"Pep Rally Under the Stars" Gala

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Join us for our sixth annual gala, "pep rally under the stars" on Friday, June 16, 2017! We need  your help to ENSURE THAT MORE D.C. AREA TEEN PARENTS RECEIVE THE TUITION assistance, ONE-ON-ONE MENTORING, AND crisis support THAT THEY NEED TO BECOME COLLEGE GRADUATES! 

"Pep Rally Under the Stars" is the principal fundraising event for Generation Hope. In the spirit of celebrating collegiate excellence, it will be held at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel and is attended by more than 400 guests who include leading figures from the political, media, entertainment, education, and business worlds -- all joined together to celebrate education and our vital work and mission.  Not just another gala, "Pep Rally Under the Stars" allows guests to wear their best attire along with college memorabilia from their alma mater or favorite school!

Mozella Perry Ademiluyi


2017 Keynote speaker

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2017 EMCEE

Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors!

Number-one fan

Head Coach

Mozella Perry Ademiluyi






Center for Nonprofit Advancement (2)
Pat and Kevin Cornell
Fidelity Investments
Statland and Katz Ltd.
Mozella Ademilluyi
Nicole Austin-Hillery
Sarah Bauder
Chris and Helen Cox
Tirmira Robinson
Kimberly Korbel
Kimberly Litherland
Sherryl Newman
Dr. Regina Romero
Jessica Tirado
Roland Hawthorne

Friday, June 16, 2017
Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
Arlington, VA

Single Ticket:  $150
Couple:  $275
Table:  $1,250 (seats 10)

Ticket and table purchases include reception, dinner, presentation, auction, and dancing.  Ticket prices increase after June 6th, so purchase yours today!

2017 Host Committee: 

  • The Honorable Jeffrey Slavin
  • Glen O'Gilvie
  • Dr. Charlene Dukes
  • Roland Hawthorne

2017 Planning Committee

  • Ericka Boston
  • Caroline Griswold Short 
  • Nicole Lynn Lewis
  • Jesseca Myers
  • Silvana Rueda
  • Ericka Harley
  • Jamila Williams
  • Jessica Tirado
  • Roberta Walden
  • Lucero Pina
  • Tennille Turner
  • Gabriella Bolanoa Reynoso
  • Liliana Graciano
  • Nicole Demetrides
  • Kyran Belfield
  • Hazara Kawah

7:00 pm:
Cocktail Reception, Silent Auction, & Bar

8:00 pm:
Dinner, Program & Dancing

Black-tie optional, college memorabilia

For event and media information:

Nancy Delahoyd
Director of Development