Where Does the Money Go?
I Have a Dream Foundation has committed to $3,000 per year for a 4 year degree for all of our Dreamers. We not only encourage its completion but are committed to help our Dreamers break the cycle of poverty by ensuring they enter a University or Accredited Trade School that will aid them in a career. Thus, allowing them to be proud and productive citizens. Some of the Dreamers from the Class of 2005 are either completing undergraduate degrees, or post-graduate degrees, and we still offer them scholarships for studies that will provide them with real careers.
Summer School (5 Weeks)
5 Teachers Salaries
3 Reading Coaches
During the school year, the I Have a Dream Foundation employs qualified teachers to support our Dreamers in their Academy, Enrichment, and Social needs. The foundation also has a Summer Academy for 5 weeks and again hires qualified teachers for academics and enrichment. As we are an after school program, we also have a need for supplies for our Dreamers year round.
Jonas Severe, Adrienne Anthony, and Dr. Samantha Morris have developed personal relationships with the Dreamers and their families and assist them with academic and personal issues or any challenges they may face. They remain in constant contact through home visits and parent meetings. They contribute to the development and maintenance of after school programs, weekend and summer activities aimed at maintaining the Dreamers academic and social needs. They are in constant search for useful resources of community institutions, the school system, public agencies and local businesses for the benefit of the “I Have a Dream” program.