Dream Project Receives Jack Wood Award from George Mason University

On May 2nd, we at the Dream Project were honored to receive the John C. “Jack” Wood Award for Town-Gown Relations in the nonprofit category awarded by George Mason University. The purpose of this prestigious award is to “recognize community individual and groups, as well as government, businesses, and not-for-profits who demonstrate leadership in fostering mutually beneficial relationships between the …

Vice-Chair Earns Joan White Grassroots Award

“Volunteers make dreams come true…” -Jane Powell, Dream Project Vice Chair On October 10, 2018, Volunteer Alexandria awarded Dream Project’s Vice-Chair, Jane Powell, the Joan White Grassroots Service Award. The Joan White Grassroots Service Award is given to a volunteer who has selflessly committed time, energy and skills to help an organization to further its mission. “Life can be beautiful …

Founder and Chair Wins Spirit of Community Award

On Thursday, September 27, Dr. Emma Violand-Sanchez, founder and current Chairman of the Board of the Dream Project, received the William T. Newman, Jr. Spirit of Community Award from the Arlington Community Foundation in Arlington, Virginia. The Arlington Community Foundation uses the power of philanthropy and its role as community convener and catalyst to improve the quality of life in …

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 …