“I Have A Dream” Foundation Blog

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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From the White House to the Quad: College life & lessons learned from the “Beating the Odds” Summit

My name is Chelsea Bueno. I am 18 years old, born and raised in Queens, New York and have been part of the Ravenswood II program of the “I Have a Dream” Foundation since I was in the third grade. I just began my freshman year at Manhattanville College. A few months ago, I attended […]

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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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