Bending the Arc: DREAM’s 2024-2028 Strategic Plan

Bending the Arc: DREAM’s 2024-2028 Strategic Plan

Five years ago, DREAM made a big bet—that greater investment in extended-day, extended-year, whole-child instruction would further transform the life trajectories of our students. So we integrated high-quality education with award-winning afterschool and summer...
Access to Enrichment: DREAM’s Afterschool Offerings

Access to Enrichment: DREAM’s Afterschool Offerings

DREAM’s origins as a community youth development organization mean we have been providing free and enriching extracurricular activities to students in New York City for more than 30 years. After founding our first DREAM Charter School in 2008, that tradition of...
DREAM is Family: Meet Our DFACs

DREAM is Family: Meet Our DFACs

DREAM’s unique Grow the Whole Child education model is powered by four interconnected elements that drive transformative change for youth: rigorous academics; social-emotional learning; a deep commitment to family and community engagement; and a belief in the...
United in Fellowship: DREAM x NFBLME

United in Fellowship: DREAM x NFBLME

Research has proven that educational outcomes are stronger when students of color have access to teachers who share their backgrounds or life experiences. Yet, the percentage of educators who identify as Black or Latino across the country is staggeringly low, greatly...