"I Have A Dream" Foundation
“I Have A Dream” Foundation Names Otis Hackney as New President and CEO
Hackney Most Recently Served as Chief Education Officer for the City of Philadelphia in the Mayor’s Office of Education and Has Been an “I Have A Dream” Board Member Since 2019
PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 19, 2022) – Today, the “I Have A Dream” Foundation (IHDF) announced the appointment of Otis Hackney as President and CEO, effective November 7, 2022. Mr. Hackney will succeed Eugena Oh, who has served in these roles since October 2017 and will continue to serve the organization as a member of its Board following the leadership transition.Read More
College Signing Day Closeup: Meet Chasel
The “I Have A Dream” Foundation(IHDF) is a leading education nonprofit focused on breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty through […]Read More
Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Today marks the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination—and today, we are reflecting on what his work, […]Read More
Educational Equity News Roundup: 2/13/18
Welcome to our weekly news roundup, where we share the latest in educational equity and issues impacting our Dreamers. To […]Read More
We’re partnering with Super Bowl performer Leslie Odom Jr.
A portion of proceeds from his recording of “America the Beautiful” to go to the “I Have A Dream” Foundation […]Read More
Mentor Spotlight: Ms. Lindsay & Ms. Linda
This National Mentoring Month, we’re highlighting the mentors that have supported us—and Dreamers—in our trajectories to and through college and […]Read More
Dreamer to Dreamer Mentoring has launched!
Dreamer to Dreamer is a National initiative that pairs College Dreamers with Alumni Dreamers to provide high‐touch, one-on‐one mentorship to […]Read More
“I Have A Dream” Foundation Receives Outpouring of Donations in Memory of Nine Year Old Tommaso Cerase
We are humbled to share that the “I Have A Dream” Foundation has received more than $30,000 in donations in […]Read More
10 Spooky Facts about Education in the U.S.
Students from households that earned less than $35,000 represented just 10% of all bachelor’s degrees awarded in 2014. Source 97% […]Read More
“I Have A Dream” Foundation Receives Grant from Cathay Bank
We are thrilled to announce that the “I Have A Dream” Foundation has received a $7,500 grant from Cathay Bank […]Read More