“I Have A Dream” has changed the life trajectories of over 16,000 Dreamers. College students and career professionals in our growing alumni network stay connected to “I Have A Dream” to support each other and the next generation of Dreamers.

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“I Have A Dream” relies on professionals to help our college students prepare for their careers. As an Alumni volunteer, you can share your story, mentor younger Dreamers, and provide other supports for the “I Have A Dream” network of staff and Dreamers.

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What Are You Up To?
Did you just get a job or a promotion? Are you moving across the country? Did you get married or have a baby? Let us know what you're up to. We love to hear from our alumni about their lives after college. If you'd like, we can even profile you in one of our upcoming newsletters. Take the time to write to us. It means a lot!

Update Your Contact Info
If you've moved, changed e-mails, or it's just been a while, make sure we have your correct contact information. We want to keep in touch with you.

Join the Alumni Facebook Group
Join the National Alumni Facebook group. Reconnect with old friends, network with new ones, and stay up to date on what's happening at “I Have A Dream”. Invite Dreamers from your cohort to join our Alumni Facebook group.

Join the Alumni LinkedIn Group
Stay connected! Get job leads, make professional contacts, and join our online discussions. As an active alumni member, your input is valuable to our current students.

Featured Alumni
Chanel Edwards

Chanel Edwards
Title: Vice President, Corporate Tax
Employer: BlackRock
Education: Tax LL.M, New York University School of Law; J.D., University of Virginia School of Law; B.A., Dartmouth College

Chanel participated in the Bedford-Stuyvesant “I Have A Dream” program in Brooklyn, NY, and is the first alumna to join our National Board of Directors. She graduated from the "I Have A Dream" program in 1999, and through the assistance of the program was able to pursue her education at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. > Read Chanel’s Story.

Juan D. Martinez, Esq.
Title: Political-Military Advisor, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance, U.S. Department of State; Vice Consul, U.S. Consulate General, Mexico
Employer: U.S. Department of State
Education: J.D. University of Pennsylvania; B.A. Swarthmore College

Juan had just delivered the valedictory speech at P.S. 121 the day Mr. Lang promised college tuition to his class, which would come to be known as the first group of Dreamers of the “I Have A Dream” Foundation. Juan went on to take full advantage of that promise when he graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1987 and continued his undergraduate education at Mr. Lang’s alma mater, Swarthmore College. > Read Juan’s Story.

College Attendance

Here are just a few of the Colleges and Universities “I Have A Dream” alumni have attended.

Boston College

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California State University

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Colorado State University

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Cornell University

Northwestern University

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Pennsylvania State University

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Spelman College

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Stanford University

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University Of Oregon


University Of Virginia

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And many more!


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