As we celebrate GEM’s 16th anniversary, we are excited to introduce you to some of the young women whose lives have been transformed with the support of GEM. Join us each month to read a new story of inspiration, courage, and resilience.
As a young child, moving from the inner city to the county was a big deal to me. My Mom, a single mom, did her best to provide for her five children. She never really made it known to her kids how bad things were financially. It seemed like this new place would work until I came home from school one day to find a yellow paper: an eviction notice on our door.