IHADLA Dreamer scholars Go On STEM Enrichment Trip in Bay Area Thanks to LA Clippers Foundation

The “I Have A Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA) is extremely grateful for the support of the Los Angeles Clippers and the LA Clippers Foundation. Thanks to their generous community outreach, several of our students (whom we affectionately call our “Dreamer scholars”) recently had the opportunity to go on an activity-packed enrichment trip to […]

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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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IHADLA Partners with CollegePath LA to Provide Personal Statement Help at College Prep Workshops

One of the college application sections that often makes students stress and fret is the personal statement section. For many students, the personal statement combines the stress of writing with the stress of communicating one’s life story in a limited space. The task of writing the statement can feel overwhelming, so “I Have A Dream” […]

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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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Inglewood Summer Program: College Prep Activities and Dream Speaker Lisa Nwoye

This past June, our Inglewood “I Have A Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles Dreamers, who will be rising 11th and 12th graders this coming school year, participated in a three-week College Readiness Summer Program at Los Angeles Southwest College, where they had the opportunity to participate in workshops, lectures, discussions, and Q&A panels that prepared […]

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Dreamer Spotlight: Jazmyn Davis

How our Dreamer Spotlight works: In our stories, you will hear mention of Hollywood and sports celebrities and their generous support for “I Have A Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA). But IHADLA’s real celebrities are our students (“Dreamers”). In our whole-child continuing support system, we get to know each student well. Their individual stories […]

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Sequoia National Park Outdoor Enrichment

Once a year, I Have a Dream Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA) takes Dreamers on an outdoor enrichment trip to Sequoia National Park. IHADLA’s Sequoia field trip is an important element in the continuing whole-child education for our student Dreamers. Dreamers are able to explore nature, discuss science, and participate in team-building exercises. For many, […]

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LA Rams Select IHADLA Watts Volunteer Dance Coach for LA Rams Cheerleaders Team

The LA Rams select their cheerleaders team members based on more than just appearance and agile movement. The LA Rams want cheerleaders who are involved with their communities. Community service and outreach are deciding factors. This is the story of coach Aubrey at Que Rico Dance Company and her tryout to join the LA Rams […]

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