Dreams, Hopes & Sacrifices National Geographic Photo Camp

By Jacky Cortes, Dream Project Alum While the whole country talks about immigration and family separation, it is not that often that immigrants like myself get access to professional photographers and a world-renowned platform to share your own stories through art and photography. But last month, we did. And doing so fueled us to continue to proudly embrace and document our journeys. During …

DREAM SCHOLAR SUMMER SUMMIT

Dream Scholar Summer Summit Calling all Dream Scholars and Dream Scholar Supporters! Join us for our Third Summer Summit on July 9th! The idea for the Summit arose directly from our Scholars who sought ongoing support navigating both the transition into college and life at college. The Summer Summit is that event–designed around our scholars and for our scholars! Previous Dream Scholars have rated the Summit as extremely helpful for both their professional and personal growth. This year’s Summit will feature …

Progressive Voice: Why Supporting DACA Benefits All of Us

Progressive Voice is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in the column are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of their organizations or ARLnow.com. By Emma Violand-Sánchez On the morning of Thursday, August 24, I stood at Courthouse Plaza next to Lizette A., an extraordinary young woman, as she led a …

Dream Project President Honored with Award

As part of its annual Women of Vision Awards ceremony, Arlington County’s Commission on the Status of Women honored Dr. Emma Violand-Sanchez with a Lifetime Achievement Award on Tuesday June 27th. Dr. Violand- Sanchez has been an active community member and civic leader in Arlington for decades. She served on the Arlington School Board and is the founder and current …