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Mentor A Teen Parent in College at Generation Hope!

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ORGANIZATION: Generation Hope

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Fewer than 2% of teen mothers who have a baby before age 18 earn a college degree before age 30. At Generation Hope, we’re changing these statistics one family & one system at a time - and YOU can help.

Become a Generation Hope New Orleans Mentor today! You’ll be matched one-on-one with one of our Scholars, all tenacious teen parents pursuing their college degrees, and invest in their success.

  • Throughout their college career, you will meet with your Scholar monthly and build a caring, supportive relationship.
  • Mentors contribute either $1,200/year ($100 monthly) for a community college student or $2,400/year ($200 monthly) for a student at a four-year college, which goes straight to your Scholar’s tuition.

We welcome mentors from all walks of life and all backgrounds-all you need is a big heart and a desire to help a young parent in our community succeed. Get involved at https://generationhope.org/mentor or reach out to our team at NOLAScholar@generationhope.org.

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About Generation Hope


1206 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130, US

Mission Statement

To ensure all student parents have the opportunities to succeed and experience economic mobility, Generation Hope engages education and policy partners to drive systemic change and provides direct support to teen parents in college as well as their children through holistic, two-generation programming.


Our Scholar Program surrounds teen parents with mentoring, tuition assistance, a peer community, and other vital, wrap-around services. Generation Hope Scholars graduate at a rate that is double the rate for low-income college students and eight times the rate for single mothers nationwide. As alumni, they are working in fields ranging from computer engineering to education.


Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Community, Education & Literacy


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1206 Saint Charles AvenueNew Orleans, LA 70130



  • Mentoring
  • Child Care
  • Adult Education
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach




  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Sponsors are required to meet with their matched Scholar, in person, at least once a month. We encourage weekly communication to stay connected, or as often as they'd like, to foster a genuine relationship.
  • Sponsors are also required to attend two (2) trainings per year in their first year: 1) a Kickoff event on June 29, 2024 and 2) either our Fall In-Service on November 9, 2024 or our Spring In-Service on March 15, 2025.

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