IHADLA Seniors Create THE DREAM SHOW!

Thank you to the amazing teaching staff and administration at Campbell Hall for allowing our IHADLA Inglewood Seniors to participate in this multi-week television workshop. For their final project, they produced an episode of a television talk-show. A special thank you to IHADLA Board members Darryl and Vanessa Frank for introducing our students to the […]

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Volunteer Los Angeles Opportunities

April is National Volunteer Month. What better way to give back to the Los Angeles community than to become involved with the I Have a Dream Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA)! We have a variety of volunteer opportunities with at-risk youth. There are different commitment levels if you are interested in becoming involved with the […]

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SHARE Inc. Supports Mentoring Program for Los Angeles At-Risk Youth

On February 3rd 2016, the SHARE 4 Children (SHARE Inc.) Board of Directors graciously granted the I Have a Dream Foundation – Los Angeles funds for our mentoring program at an exciting check presentation. Our CEO, Debra Fine, and development manager, Emily, received the check from the wonderful and giving women of SHARE. SHARE Inc. […]

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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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Mentoring and Tutoring with Original Dreamer

A girl was sitting in the auditorium of P.S. 121 at her sixth grade graduation when Mr. Eugene Lang came into her life and promised that he would help with tuition assistance for every “Dreamer” who made it to college. At that point, she was a struggling student wishing to do so much better in […]

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83 Elementary Students Win ‘Dream’ Scholarships

[Eighty-three children from Cleveland Elementary School in Northwest Pasadena were named Wednesday as “Dreamers” and won scholarships from the nonprofit I Have A Dream Foundation in Los Angeles.] Continue reading here. – Quoted from an article that appeared in the LA Times on January 23, 1992.

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Sometimes all We Need is a Mentor to Believe in Us

Dreaming takes courage. It takes courage because dreams don’t always feel tangible, and when our environment and those around us tell us our dreams are impossible, it’s easy to believe them. Sometimes all we need is someone to give life to our dreams — for someone to decide we’re worth it. We want to know […]

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