TechStyle Fashion Group Hosts STEAM Education Event for IHADLA Dreamer scholars

A key focus of the “I Have A Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA) program is STEAM education. The STEAM field combines STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) with art and design, and STEAM skills have become critically important for students to learn as workplaces become increasingly reliant on technology and software. Through enrichment trips, […]

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IHADLA Dreamers Participate in Hygiene Activity Workshops and Receive Hygiene Kits Generously Donated by Cedars-Sinai

In addition to academic support, a key component of the “I Have A Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA) whole-child program is health and hygiene education. We strive to ensure our students (whom we call our “Dreamers”) know the importance of good health and hygiene practices, especially our younger Dreamers. With good health practices, our […]

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Watts IHADLA Dreamer scholars Learn STEM Concepts with Thermochromic Slime

The “I Have A Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA) strives to inspire excitement for learning in our students (whom we call “Dreamer scholars”). Due to the ever-growing importance of STEM careers, we especially try to foster excitement for STEM topics through fun science-based projects and activities. Recently, the Watts Dreamer scholars had the opportunity […]

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Regina King Acknowledges Los Angeles Education Charity IHADLA

Thank you so much Regina King for your acknowledgement of the work education charity “I Have a Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA) does to support underprivileged youth in our Los Angeles program communities of Boyle Heights, Watts and Inglewood. “Being an L.A. girl and knowing how hard it is, especially for kids in public […]

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LGBT Pride Month and AntiBullying

June is nationally recognized as LGBT Pride Month. This is a cause of great importance to I Have a Dream Foundation – Los Angeles. We strongly support diversity and anti-bullying education and provide support for our students. June 2016 will sadly be known for years to come for the Pulse Night Club mass shooting in […]

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Geffen Playhouse Social

The Foundation invited a few board members and their friends out for a small social event at the Geffen Playhouse. Attendees watched the play “Stage Kiss” and socialized after the show by enjoying cocktails and small hors d’oeuvres, all the while learning about IHADLA’s impact on the students it serves, our Dreamers, as well as […]

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Boyle Heights Enrichment Activities Including STEM with Cal Tech Volunteers

Our third-grade Dreamers in Boyle Heights have been participating in many enrichment activities these past months, including STEM with Cal Tech volunteers. When we last checked in with Program 19, the Dreamers were enjoying their Fun Fridays during our after-school program. Since then, program coordinators (Raquel and Cursta) and program assistants (Mayra, Josh, and Michel’le) […]

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Northern California College Tours

How it Works: We provide our Dreamers the opportunity to go on two college tours per year. These college visits start as early as third grade and continue throughout middle and high school. College field trips help our Dreamers actualize the idea of going to college by exposing them to different campuses, majors, and fields. […]

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