Mark Harmon, LL COOL J and Sean Hayes to Present at “I Have a Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles’ Dreamer Brunch on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at Skirball Center

CLICK FOR BRUNCH SPONSORSHIP FORM Patricia Heaton will Emcee the Event Honoring Eric & Kim Tannenbaum and Bela Bajaria Los Angeles, CA – February 7, 2013: The “I Have a Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA) announced today that Mark Harmon (NCIS), LL COOL J (NCIS: Los Angeles) and Sean Hayes (Will & Grace, Smash) […]

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IHADLA Featured on NBC4 News

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The “I Have a Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles Receives $50,000 Grant from NBC4’s 21st Century Solutions Campaign

Los Angeles, CA – February 4, 2013: The “I Have a Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA) has been awarded a grant for $50,000 from NBC4’s 21st Century Solutions Campaign.  After an extensive application and vetting process, IHADLA was awarded the grant, which will help maintain the organization’s comprehensive programming for its 3rd grade Dreamers […]

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Annie Potts Returns to 99th Street to Read to Dreamers

If there’s one thing our Dreamers love more than guests, it’s guests who come back. Enter Annie Potts, a good friend to IHADLA and a repeat Dream Speaker! Annie first visited our 3rd grade Dreamers at 99th Street Elementary in Watts last fall, when she spent the afternoon reading Rudyard Kipling’s “The Elephant’s Child” to […]

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Crossroads Students Return to 99th Street

Our 3rd grade Dreamers at 99th Street Elementary school get very excited when guests visit, and they were over the top when they heard the students from Crossroads School in Santa Monica were coming back! Approximately twenty students from Crossroads, all from the middle school boys’ and girls’ soccer teams, arrived at 2:00 pm, just […]

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Dream Speakers from Paramount Pictures Visit 6th Grade Dreamers at Daniel Freeman Elementary

This week we were thrilled to welcome four guests from Paramount Pictures to Daniel Freeman Elementary School in Inglewood to discuss their careers with our 6th grade Dreamers.  As part of our Dream Speaker series, Ashley Tucker (Coordinator, Corporate Social Responsibility), Ovette Slaughter-Bormann (VP of Employee Relations Legal Services), Britta Wilson (Sr. VP of Human […]

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In The Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK Volunteer Day, 2013, 99th Street Elementary School in Watts IHADLA has long believed in the power of giving back to the community. Every year, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we make it our mission to beautify one of the schools with which we partner. This year, it was 99th Street Elementary’s […]

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Results

We just received an email from Principal Sawyer at 99th Street Elementary School in Watts, where we have our 70 third graders. She wrote: “…we just got out Math Quarter 2 assessment results. The current 3rd graders are at 62% Advanced/Proficient versus last year when only 32% passed the test…that is considered a huge gain.” […]

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Words From The Recent Past

We always enjoy rediscovering things like this. Check out what an elementary school teacher from Murchison Elementary said about IHADLA back in 2003 by clicking on the link below. Click Here!

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‘Tis The Season: Le Lycee Francais Meets 99th Street Elementary School Dreamers

Le Lycée Francais is an exclusive private school in Los Angeles. One day in November, an administrator from the school called up the offices of IHADLA and asked if they could provide toys to our Dreamers for the holidays. We said, without hesitation, “Of course!” Through a web search conducted by the student body of […]

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