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U.S. Dream Academy

Silver Spring, MD | http://www.usdreamacademy.org
Joined in January 2002

About Us

“We are transforming children into dreamers who envision and realize their potential.”

The U.S. Dream Academy is helping our nation's children reach for their dreams. Through academic, social, and values enrichment, we empower those children most at risk of incarceration to believe in themselves and succeed.

Across the nation, there are millions of young people living in high crime and high poverty communities who fear they may not live to be an adult. The future may be even bleaker for those young people who also have a parent incarcerated. For these young people, an absent parent, family instability, and the stigma and shame of parental incarceration converge with poverty, crime, and failing public schools, create a dangerous mix of risk factors that significantly increase a child's chances of school failure and future incarceration. Without intervention, this cycle will continue.

The Dream Academy is committed to stopping this vicious cycle. Through our innovative afterschool and mentoring program, currently operating in 7 cities nationwide (Baltimore, MD; Houston, TX; Orlando, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Salt Lake City, UT; San Bernardino, CA; and Washington, DC), we are transforming children into dreamers who envision and realize their potential. Our research-based programs challenge more than 700 young people and engage them in active learning through one-on-one mentoring, strong academics, and technology-driven activities and curricula.

Our dream – one we invite you to embrace – is to ensure that all children can pursue their special dreams no matter their start in life.

“We are transforming children into dreamers who envision and realize their potential.”

The U.S. Dream Academy is helping our nation's children reach for their dreams. Through academic, social, and values enrichment, we empower those children…

Issue Areas Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Education
  • Family
  • Volunteering

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Current listings by U.S. Dream Academy

JobsLocationDate Posted
Mentoring AssistantWest Valley City, UTMay 5, 2022
Program AssistantWest Valley City, UTMay 5, 2022

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