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WUSA 9 Interview


Two-time Grammy nominee and U.S. Dream Academy Founder Wintley Phipps and Mentor of the Year, Robert Logan, join Markette and discuss how the organization is a game changer in the lives of students at risk.




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WUSA 9 Interview

Two-time Grammy nominee and U.S. Dream Academy Founder Wintley Phipps and Mentor of the Year, Robert Logan, join Markette and discuss how the organization is a game changer in the lives of students at risk.


16th Annual Power of a Dream Keynote Speaker Christine Baron

"Just when I was losing hope, Dream Academy became a bridge for me from high school to college." Former U.S. Dream Academy student from Orlando now attending University of Central Florida. Keynote Speaker for 16th Annual Power of a Dream Gala - Christine shares the impact of Dream Academy in her life.


Kendall Tidwell's Keynote Address

Kendall Tidwell's Keynote Address, former Dream Academy student - 14th Annual Power of a Dream Gala.


The Power of a Dream - 2003




U.S. Dream Academy - Lighting the Way




U.S. Dream Academy Music Mentor Day

On April 15, 2016, DreamKids from the Baltimore, Washington, DC and Philadelphia Dream Academy Learning Centers teamed up with students from the Takoma Academy Choir for a day of singing, mentoring and fun.


2016 U.S. Dream Academy Award Recipient, Congressman Robert Scott

Acceptance speech from the 2016 U.S. Dream Academy Legacy Award Recipient, Congressman Robert "Bobby" Scott.


Here's a Question for You

Show kids someone cares. Give them time. Give them attention. Give them a mentor.


U.S. Dream Academy 15th Anniversary

WJLA TV from Washington, D.C. explores the roots and celebrates the accomplishments of the U.S. Dream Academy, beginning with its inception in 1998 through its 15th anniversary in 2013.


Wintley Phipps and Wanda Durant bring the U.S. Dream Academy to GMW

WASHINGTON (ABC 7) — The U.S. Dream Academy was created to empower children who are at risk of future incarceration to maximize their potential by providing them with academic, social values and enrichment through supportive mentoring and use of technology. President/CEO of the U.S. Dream Academy Wintley Phipps and Wanda "Mama The Real MVP" Durant stopped by to share more about this amazing program!


15th Annual Power of a Dream Gala Highlights




15th Annual Power of a Dream Gala Performance

He's Got the While World in His Hands with Takoma Academy and DreamKids.


Igniting Dreams in Houston

Support the U.S. Dream Academy on its mission to provide children with the tools needed to bring dreams to reality.


2016 U.S. Dream Academy MLK, Jr Award Recipient, Jarrett Adams, Esq.




2016 U.S. Dream Academy President's Award Recipient, Jaime Casap

Acceptance speech from 2016 U.S. Dream Academy President's Award Recipient, Jaime Casap, Chief Education Evangelist for Google.