Welcoming Eugena Oh as President & CEO

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Eugena Oh as President & CEO of the “I Have A Dream” Foundation. Eugena will succeed Donna Lawrence, who began as our CEO in 2014. Many of you are familiar with Eugena, who has been part of our team since 2011 and served as the organization’s Chief […]

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New York Dreamer Essence talks “Girl Power” with the U.N. for #DayoftheGirl

Today, International Day of the Girl Child (#DayoftheGirl), is all about ensuring girls all over the world  have an equal opportunity to achieve their full potential. This is something we at the “I Have A Dream” Foundation truly believe in, as we’ve spent the past 35+ years working towards a world where every child has equal […]

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“I Have A Dream” Foundation Statement on DACA

En Español On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced that it will end DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) in six months if Congress does not find a permanent solution. As an organization committed to providing equal access to a future full of opportunity for all children, we believe that DACA “Dreamers,” much like our students, […]

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“I Have A Dream” Foundation to Hold 15th annual “Dream UP” College Immersion Program in Los Angeles, California

100+ students from 8 states will come together to experience life on Loyola Marymount University’s campus  Los Angeles, CA, (July 11, 2017)—On Tuesday, July 11th, the “I Have A Dream” Foundation will hold its 15th annual “Dream UP” (University Prep) college immersion program at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. Over 100 students (“Dreamers”) […]

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June 26th Declared Eugene Lang Day in New York City

Today marks the 36th anniversary of our founder Eugene M. Lang’s life changing promise to a class of East Harlem 6th Graders at P.S. 121. And we are thrilled to announce that this day, June 26th, 2017, has been aptly proclaimed Eugene M. Lang Day in New York City by Mayor Bill de Blasio and […]

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2017 “Spirit of the Dream” Gala a Success!

Over 100 Dreamers in Attendance as “I Have A Dream” Foundation Honors Roger Staubach, the Honorable David N. Dinkins, Elda Sawyer, and Founder Eugene M. Lang The “I Have A Dream” Foundation’s 2017 “Spirit of the Dream” gala our most successful gala to date! It was a thrilling evening attended by over 100 Dreamers in […]

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CBS Cares Campaign Wins Communicator Award of Excellence!

We are thrilled to announce that last year’s CBS Cares campaign featuring the “I Have A Dream” Foundation has received a 2017 Communicator Award of Excellence in the Commercial Campaign category. The national public service campaign, which consisted of PSAs featuring celebrities of CBS programs like Téa Leoni, LL Cool J, Mayim Bialik, and Tom […]

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Honoring the Legacy of Eugene M. Lang

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our founder Eugene M. Lang (Mr. Lang to us), on April 8 at the age of 98. Our thoughts are with his family during this difficult time. Mr. Lang made Dreamers out of all of us, and we are honored to be carrying on his tremendous […]

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