Mentor and Volunteer Appreciation Cruise

I Have a Dream Foundation Los Angeles mentors, their mentees, program coordinators, staff, and volunteers enjoyed a day of appreciation with recognition for all. The mentees received certificates. The harbor cruise was created as a way to to say thank you for the time the mentors and volunteers have spent spent and for being the […]

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IHADLA New Charity for Children Class at Sunrise Elementary in Boyle Heights

We are incredibly excited to announce the launch of our 19th program, in which we will be sponsoring 65 third graders at Sunrise Elementary School in Boyle Heights. While this charity for children program will not officially begin until August, preparations are already well underway, and we need your help to ensure that we are […]

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Day with Dusty Brings Cultural Enrichment

Sarah Williams, Executive Director of Dusty’s Riders, invited 10 of our 5th grade students from 99th St. Elementary, located in Watts-Los Angeles, to attend their ranch in Sunland CA and interact with her horses, “Dusty” and “Luke.” Sarah taught our Dreamers how to groom a horse and how to properly take care of a horse (e.g. how […]

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Mentoring and Tutoring with Original Dreamer

A girl was sitting in the auditorium of P.S. 121 at her sixth grade graduation when Mr. Eugene Lang came into her life and promised that he would help with tuition assistance for every “Dreamer” who made it to college. At that point, she was a struggling student wishing to do so much better in […]

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IHADLA Summer Enrichment Program

Our Dreamers don’t only dream big during the school year, but also during the summer! IHADLA hosts a summer enrichment program every year, during which Dreamers from all program sites can meet Monday through Thursday and take supplementary courses in English and math. This summer, our soon to be 8th and 9th graders were able […]

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Dreamer Alumni Visit Inglewood

Our Program 14 Dreamers, who graduated high school last year, took time out of their busy schedules to come speak to some of our middle school Dreamers at Century Community Charter School. Our college Dreamers spoke with the middle schoolers about their experiences in high school and what they are currently experiencing in college. The […]

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Whole Child Education Includes Field Trips Sequoia Weekend Getaway

Whole child education includes field trips. Dreamers and program coordinators had a fun-filled weekend in the snow! During the weekend spent together, the Dreamers and staff were able to get better acquainted with one another, especially since the program coordinators invited some of the new Dreamers who were sponsored last year. Everyone enjoyed the tour […]

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IHADLA Partners with Heal the Bay for MLK Day of Service

This past Monday, Dreamers, staff, and volunteers with the I Have a Dream Foundation – LA honored Martin Luther King Jr. by celebrating MLK Day of Service. IHADLA partnered with Heal the Bay for a beach clean up at Dockweiler Beach, a Los Angeles beach that recently received an “F” on Heal the Bay’s annual […]

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