Volunteer Day 2017 at Westchester Villa Retirement Home in Inglewood

During the holiday season, the “I Have A Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA) strives to spread holiday cheer among its students and their communities. We hold several holiday events during which our Dreamers celebrate and receive gifts, but during this time we also seek to show our Dreamers the power of giving back through […]

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Inglewood IHADLA Dreamer Scholars Visit Los Angeles Food Bank for Community Service Trip

Community service is very important to the “I Have A Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA). As an organization dedicated to empowering communities, we know the importance of reaching out and helping community members in need, especially in under-resourced neighborhoods in the Greater Los Angeles area. Our students, (whom we call “Dreamer scholars”) in Inglewood […]

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IHADLA Watts Program Donation Drive for Mexico Earthquake Relief Effort

In response to the recent Mexico earthquake, our Watts Program 18 staff and middle school students collaborated with Ms. Diaz, a teacher at Animo James B. Taylor Charter Middle School, to put together a donation drive for the earthquake relief effort. Ms. Diaz called her students’ families and sent an email to all the teachers at […]

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Watts Community Service with the East Side Bike Riders Club

The East Side Bike Riders Club (ESBRC) hosted the I Have a Dream Foundation – Los Angeles at its annual MLK Volunteer Day Community Service Clean-Up/Improvement Project in Watts. The ESBRC is a bicycle CO-OP that has been serving the Watts community for over seven years. The ESBRC is located on Central Avenue and 114th […]

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Dream Builders Giving Back To Their Community

One of the many activities IHADLA’s young professionals, also known as the Dream Builders, undertake are the Service Days to beautify our schools. The photo on the left shows Dreamers clearing a grown-over sandbox to prep it for a new vegetable garden. On the right, Dream Builder Christa Demeke leads a paint crew of Dreamers […]

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