#GivingTuesday 2019 Recap

Yesterday – December 3, 2019 – was #GivingTuesday. This is an international day of giving. In 2018 over $400 million dollars was donated to charities in the United States alone. We took to social media to display and celebrate our mission and work on this world-wide day of giving! Check out some of the highlights below. An introduction from the …

Thankful for ‘Los Padres del Dream Project’

It’s that time of year to be thankful for the family, friends, and loved ones. As we prepare for our 9th Annual Holiday Dinner on Friday, December 13 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, I want to express my gratitude for our Parent’s Committee! The Dream Project would not be where we are without the support and dedication of …

Dream Project Annual Report 2018 – 2019

You read that right; another year has flown by, and it is time to sit down and take a look at what we have accomplished. Without spoiling too much, I can say with certainty that 2018-2019 has been our most successful year to date, and it couldn’t have been without the support of our wonderful community. Thanks to all of …

Supporting the Dream: Helping Dreamers Navigate College Life

Earlier this year, Francesco Yepez-Coello, Dream Project Alumni, was published for his research into Dreamers in higher education. Having gone through college as an immigrant, Francesco is very familiar with many of the difficulties and intricacies that come along with being a student and an immigrant. As such, he wanted to see the effects that a support group would have on …

New Year, New Dreams

If there is one thing I learned from my first semester is to be patient. My first semester in college was a roller coaster of emotions. From orientation, to my first day of classes, to homesickness, to eating burnt and uncooked rice (It was a traumatizing experience), to learning how to be patient and taking a step back, to advocating …