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The Latest Dream News

15th Annual Power of a Dream Gala, ABC News (May 3, 2016)

Wintley Phipps and the U.S. Dream Academy Inspiring dreams, The Root (May 4, 2016)

Dream Academy: Helping Children of the Incarcerated (April 28, 2016)

Comcast Newsmakers - 14th Annual Power of a Dream Gala (March 25, 2015)

Esquire Mentorship Project - How to Mentor a Child in Need (September 1, 2014)

Starbucks Donates Nearly $2 Million from Teavana Oprah Chai Sales to Benefit Young Leaders (October 9, 2014)

Silent Victims (September 16, 2014)

Moving from surviving to thriving (April 11, 2014)

US Dream Academy's Executive Director to speak at Harvard Kennedy School for 10th Annual Black Policy Council (April 2, 2014)

Starbucks and Oprah Winfrey Come Together to Create Teavana Oprah Chai Tea (March 19, 2014)

TOP program benefits Pimlico Elementary Middle School students (February 6, 2014)

Congressman Fattah promotes bill funding STEM Programs U.S. Dream Academy supports (November 25, 2013)

Read to Achieve: Giving High-Risk Kids Hope (November 7, 2013)

U.S. Dream Academy Executive Director Named To 2013 List of Maryland's Top 100 Women (May 6, 2013)

Orlando Magic Guard Aaron Afflalo Supports the Dream (October 19, 2012)

Salt Lake City Tribune - Utah Jazz starsMo Williams and Derrick Favors host basketball clinic for Dream Academy (October 24, 2012)

Deseret News - Utah Jazz Host Salt Lake City Dream Academy Students (October 24, 2012)

Dutt Family, Amway Independent Business Owners Support the Dream (April 20, 2012)

NAACP President highlights importance of Mentoring at FedEx "The Power of Mentoring Forum" (February 23, 2012)

Dream Academy partners with software developer Ancile (April 11, 2011)

Houston Style Magazine . . . "Charles Dutton Brings Life's Story to Houston" (February 25, 2011)

NBA All-Star Dwight Howard donates to Dream Academy though D12 Foundation (February 16, 2011)

Black America Web—Tom Joyner Morning Show . . . "Charles Dutton Taking One-Man Show on the Road (February 11, 2011)

The US Dream Academy, mentioned in the Baltimore Sun (November 8, 2010)

The U.S. Dream Academy, mentioned by WJZ Channel 13 (November 8, 2010)

The U.S. Dream Academy, mentioned in NY Times Op Ed piece by Nicholas Kristof (6/13/2010)

Top mentor brings smiles, confidence to young boy, Deseret News (5/29/09)

Louis Gossett & Taraji P!, The Scene Bisnow (5/27/09)

Turning dreams into reality, Medill Washington Reports (5/26/09)

Podcast with Louis Gossett, Jr., Politico.com (5/25/09)

The Glover Report: Dreams Do Come True!, Bmorenews.com (5/22/09)

United to Served America's At-Risk Children, DC Urban LifeStyle Magazine (5/22/09)

Wintley Phipps, Religion & Ethics Newsweekly (4/10/09)

U.S. Dream Academy to expand in D.C. area, Washington Business Journal (11/25/08)

Connecting kids with incarcerated parents, The Philadelphia Tribune (11/21/08)

Conference Wrap-Up: NABCJ in Orlando, Corrections.com (8/4/08)

District of Columbia: Oprah makes dreams come true for Dream Academy, District Chronicles, Neighborhood Section (6/1/08)

A living legacy: King's spirit lives on in the community, Daily Press (1/15/07)

Can't buy them love, South Philly Review (10/19/06)

USA Funds Grant to Gala Supports U.S. Dream Academy Learning Centers, USA Funds Education Access Report (5/30/06)

5th Annual 'Power of a Dream Gala' - May 18th, PR Newswire (5/16/06)

IBOAI Lauds Quixtar’s Support of the U.S. Dream Academy Says Jody Victor; WebWire (11/28/05)

Quixtar Donates $100,000 to U.S. Dream Academy to Help Kids at Risk, InformationWeek (11/14/05)

Oprah Winfrey Gives $1 Million to U.S. Dream Academy to Help At-Risk Children During Gala at DC Grand Hyatt, MyWire (11/14/05)

Youth advocates unite to help at risk children, College Media Network (10/28/05)

Dream student, South Philly Review (5/19/05)

Orlando hotelier one of five national honorees at Dream Academy banquet, Orlando Business Journal (5/2/05)

U.S. Dream Academy, Inc. to Raise $1,000,000 at Fourth Annual 'Power of a Dream Gala' to Benefit At-Risk Youth, MyWire (4/29/05)

FAITH & MUSIC, Wichita Eagle (2/26/05)

His dream: An end to the family prison cycle, St. Petersburg Times (11/4/04)

AT-RISK PUPILS GET TECH SUPPORT Computer Lab To Aid Study, Daily News NY Local (10/10/02)

School gives students chance to live 'dream', Philadelphia Tribune (3/1/02)

Phipps Helps Youth Hum a Different Tune, Insight on the News (6/18/01)

Hatch, Hillary team for a dream, The Deseret News (5/9/01)

Mentoring program for children of prisoners has bipartisan appeal, CNN Washington (5/8/01)

Clinton sees two cities in one, Associated Press (6/15/2000)

Clinton to Address U.S. Dream Academy Students, Tour Online Learning Center for At-Risk Youth, U.S. Newswire (6/14/2000)