IHDF Zoominar

On Tuesday Feb. 16, IHDF hosted a Zoominar covering topics including how COVID-19 has impacted some of our nation’s most vulnerable students and how community based organizations like “I Have A Dream” are in a position to help.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service 2021

                   In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, five “I Have A Dream” Foundation sites across the country are participating in a day of service. Thank you to the Allstate Foundation and Youth Service America for the $1,000 grant that helped make these events possible. By […]

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My Causes My Cleats

New York Jets’ kicker Braden Mann chooses to recognize the “I Have A Dream” Foundation through the NFL’s My Causes My Cleats initiative! And he can tackle too!!  Watch Braden save a touchdown here!

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Continuity through Crisis

From the “I Have A Dream” Foundation – New York Affiliate:  As the coronavirus shut down NYC in March 2020, our in-person programming became extremely limited due to safety concerns. However, it was at that critical time that our staff really went to work. Reaching out to the IHDF Dreamers and their families, we began […]

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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 a comprehensive program of support that follows the same group of young people (“Dreamers”) from elementary school all the way through college. Founded in 1981 through the vision of Eugene Lang, IHDF operates in 16 […]

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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, finished and unfinished, means for our own. We were founded in the spirit of Dr. King’s own words, in the belief that true equality means access to a quality education for every child. We are […]

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Educational Equity News Roundup: 2/27/18

Welcome to our weekly news roundup, where we share the latest in educational equity and issues impacting our Dreamers. To receive this in your inbox each week, sign up here. The Next Educational Equity Battleground: Little-Noticed ESSA Provision To Allow Parents to See Whether Districts Fund Schools Fairly The74: The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) […]

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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 receive this in your inbox each week, sign up here. Millions of Americans are living in higher-education deserts, report says Nearly 40% of American college students attend a school less than 50 miles from home—and […]

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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 We are very honored to announce that Tony and Grammy Award winning performer Leslie Odom Jr.—known for originating the role of Aaron Burr in Broadway’s Hamilton—has chosen the “I Have A Dream” Foundation as the […]

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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 career, and in navigating the challenges and successes along the way. Did you know that young people with a mentor are 55% more likely to enroll in college? 

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