Dreamer Blog

East Harlem Holiday Potluck Highlights

Thanks to everyone who attended our East Harlem Holiday Potluck Dinner!

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“This Digital World” Round Table Discussion

Career Round Table – "This Digital World" Discussion Huge thanks to everyone who came to participate in our first Career Round Table discussion. The focus was on the digital world we live in. BuzzFeed HypeKills DJ Dubbz Future Fires Entertainment Jet Franchise Record Pool Teachers Pay Teachers #IncindieryDesigns All contributed to the discussion, gave advice […]

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A Message From Our Office of Post Secondary Success

The mission of the “I Have A Dream” Foundation – New York is to empower youth living in low-income communities by providing a program of academic, social, and emotional support from childhood through career, while guaranteeing tuition assistance for higher education. Program members, or “Dreamers”, are engaged in “I Have A Dream” programming for an […]

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The “I Have A Dream” Foundation’s first ‘Dreamer Town Hall’

“If you have ideas…if you have a voice, if you would like to have your voice heard, voting is a vehicle for that.” -Beau Wright, College Dreamer, New York On Friday, November 4th, the “I Have A Dream” Foundation held our first “Dreamer Town Hall,” a forum for Dreamers (students) to discuss current events and […]

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The Work Is Success Internship Program (WISIP)

The Work Is Success Internship Program (WISIP) is a newly created program for New York City Dreamer Scholars to have an opportunity to intern in fields they are interested in. These internships are with some of NYC’s top small businesses and nonprofits that will help our Dreamers obtain direct work experience from industry leaders. This […]

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The White House “Beating the Odds” Summit 2016

On July 19 2016, I had the opportunity to attend Michelle Obama’s “Beating the Odds” Summit at the White House in Washington D.C. At the event there was a panel where Michelle Obama, Jidenna (Performing Artist), John B. King, Jr. (U.S Secretary of Education), and Rachel Scott (University of Washington Student) shared their experiences about […]

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2016 Dreamer Panel – New York City

On Friday, July 15, The 2016 Dreamer Conference held a College Dreamer Panel at Teachers College, Columbia College. I had a chance to sit in and listen to what our Dreamer Scholar’s (college students) advice was about entering college. Other dreamers from different states also sat in on the panel and were able to ask […]

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In April, the East Harlem Program Completed it’s Fourth Annual Celebration of ‘Read Across America!’

And to think they saw it on Mulberry Street…. For the past four weeks Dreamers in East Harlem have been participating in a series of fun activities honoring Literacy and the life of Dr. Seuss. This has been the East Harlem Program’s fourth annual celebration of Read Across America, characterized by projects, special events and […]

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Dreamers Will Participate in First Lady Michelle Obama’s College Signing Day!

“I Have A Dream” Foundation Joins Michelle Obama for College Signing Day We are excited to announce that Dreamers across the country will be participating in First Lady Michelle Obama’s College Signing Day on April 26th. The national event is part of the First Lady’s Reach Higher initiative, and celebrates high school seniors choosing to […]

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