- Congressman Fattah Unveils America's FOCUS Act
Wednesday November 27, 2013
U.S. Dream Academy Among
Organizations Recognized For Their Important Work in Education By America’s
FOCUS Act of 2013 Legislation
- Join the DreamKids Fight Against Illiteracy!
Monday October 28, 2013
The U.S. Dream Academy has challenged our 600 students to do their part to combat illiteracy in America by pledging to read one million minutes collectively in 8 weeks during the Read to Achieve Read-a-thon!
- 12th Annual Power of a Dream Gala
Wednesday June 5, 2013
The U.S. Dream Academy 12th
Annual Power of a Dream Gala, served as a tremendously successful fundraiser,
raising over $1.1 million for Dream
Academy programs around
- 2013 Mentor of the Year Tanesha Bedford
Wednesday June 5, 2013
Learn about our 2013 Mentor of the Year recipient
- U.S. Dream Academy Executive Director, Diane Wallace Booker Named To 2013 List of Maryland’s Top 100 Women
Tuesday May 7, 2013
Washington, D.C. (May 3,
2013) — C. Diane Wallace Booker, Executive Director of the U.S. Dream Academy,
has been named to The Daily Record’s 2013 list of Maryland’s Top 100 Women. The Daily Record
created its annual list of Maryland’s Top 100 Women in order to recognize
outstanding achievement by women who have demonstrated significant professional
accomplishments, outstanding community leadership and inspirational mentoring.
- Alyssa Brumis, Mentor Coordinator honored at Baltimore City Youth Commission "We Are the Dream" Award ceremony
Thursday April 4, 2013
Alyssa Brumis, Mentor Coordinator
for the Dream Academy Learning Center at Pimlico Elementary / Middle School in
Baltimore, Maryland was selected by the Baltimore City Youth Commission to receive the "We Are the Dream" Award.
- U.S. Dream Academy, Mentor Program Coordinator, Kyle Bacon Honored as a White House “Champion of Change” for Educational Excellence for African Americans
Tuesday February 26, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday, February 26th, the White House honored ten leaders who were selected to receive the “Champions of Change” award for continued commitment and service to providing increased educational opportunity for African Americans. Kyle Bacon, Mentor Program Coordinator of the U.S. Dream Academy Learning Center in Washington, D.C., was one of the honorees selected to receive the prestigious award.
- The U.S. Dream Academy Teamed Up with NBA Orlando Magic's Arron Afflalo in Honor of National Mentoring Month
Wednesday January 23, 2013
In honor of National Mentoring month, Afflalo used this platform to serve as a positive mentor in the lives of DC area youth.
- Stars Chef Jeff Henderson, NFL’s Mark Ingram, Miss America grace 11th Annual Power of a Dream Gala
Friday May 4, 2012
Supporters raise more than $1 million for national learning centers; sportscaster Pat Summerall honored
- Miss America 2012 Laura Kaeppeler supports the U.S. Dream Academy
Friday February 3, 2012
Learn more about Miss America 2012 Laura Kaeppeler and what she is doing to give voice to children with incarcerated parents