We Salute Our Male Mentors on Fathers Day

Our male mentors mean so much to the disadvantaged Los Angeles boys that they mentor. These men generously commit to support their mentees. They take them to places they wouldn’t normally get to go. In the life of a boy from a tough neighborhood, this man becomes much like a dad. In the case of […]

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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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Mentoring Works

We are so grateful to our mentors. A mentor makes a huge difference in the life of a child. Mentoring works! In this National Mentoring Month, we honor a few of our mentors. Paola for Her Mentor Rachel Griffin It was my 11 birthday when “I Have a Dream” introduced to me the person that […]

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LA’s inner-city drop-out rate motivates IHADLA to take action

The numbers can seem daunting – even when they’re improving. Just last year, the state Department of Education proudly announced that LAUSD’s graduation rate had reached 66%. While improvements bring much-needed encouragement to all of us working to improve education, the statistics still fall short of our big dreams. We are so excited for that […]

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