• 4th Annual “Dream. Believe. Achieve” Dinner & Silent Auction

    October 4th at the Rosen Shingle Creek Sebastian I Ballroom 9939 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL
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WUSA 9 Interview


Two-time Grammy nominee and U.S. Dream Academy Founder Whitley 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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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 US 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.


Here's a Question for You

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


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.


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, all through its 15th anniversary in 2013.


Wintley Phipps and Wanda Durant brings 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 US 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


2016 US Dream Academy Legacy Award Recipient, Congressman Robert "Bobby" Scott

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


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




2016 US Dream Academy President's Award Recipient, Jaime Casap, Google

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


Fox 5 Video

Watch U.S. Dream Academy Founder and President, Wintley Phipps along with actor and 15th Annual Power of a Dream co-host Laz Alonso, discuss the U.S. Dream Academy


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, children from the Baltimore, Washington, DC and Philadelphia Dream Academy Learning Centers teamed up with students from the Takoma Academy Choir for a day of signing, mentoring and fun.


WUSA 9 Interview

Two-time Grammy nominee and U.S. Dream Academy Founder Whitley 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.