Dreamer Spotlight: Chinyere Osuigwe

We at the “I Have a Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA) are proud of all our students (“Dreamers”). Each quarter, we spotlight a student from one of our programs through our “Dreamer Spotlight” feature. Here, we will feature a Dreamer’s story about how IHADLA has impacted his or her life. Inglewood Disadvantaged Youth Achieves […]

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6th Grade Dreamer Essay: Awesome I Have a Dream

We decided to have a contest to determine who would represent Programs 16 & 17 during this year’s Dreamer Brunch, which was held March 3rd. Our 6th and 7th grade Dreamers were asked to write a few paragraphs about what I HAVE A DREAM means to them.  Our first winning essay was written by Amari Smith, a […]

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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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The Importance of Being Earnest, and, of course, The “Party Rock Shuffle” With Guests Rodney Gordy and Larry BufordAnother Successful Installment of the Dream Speaker Series

Katy Garretson, executive director of the foundation, introduced Rodney Gordy and Larry Buford by reading their impressive biographies. Larry started off the presentation by first engaging the Dreamers in memories of his childhood and of how he became a writer. Larry writes human interest news articles for various local newspapers and online publications and is […]

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