Building Artists- Building Community- Building Dreams- To change the world.
DreamYard Mission and History:
DreamYard collaborates with Bronx youth, families and schools to build pathways to equity and opportunity through the arts.
DreamYard, founded in 1994, is a Bronx-based organization that uses the arts, social justice pedagogy and digital and connected learning to inspire youth, public schools and communities. DreamYard’s year-long arts programs develop artistic voice, nurture young peoples’ desire to make change and cultivate the skills necessary to reach positive goals. By committing to sustained learning opportunities along an educational pathway, with 45 partnering public schools K-12th Grade, with our own DY Prep HS School and at the DreamYard Art Center in Morrisania, DreamYard supports young people as they work toward higher learning, meaningful careers and social action. We seek to be effective locally while having a national impact through partnerships, collaboration and learning exchanges.
DreamYard is focused entirely in the Bronx, a borough that possesses incredible cultural, human and economic assets. The organization believes that the arts are a necessary part of developing those assets to their greatest potential.
DreamYard Project, Inc. employs without regard to race, sex, sexual
orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, or any other attribute
not related to superior performance.