I Have a Dream" Foundation — Los Angeles"

IHADLA provides long-term support to youth living in under-resourced LA communities to achieve their full potential. Our vision is to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty through guaranteed access to academic, social-emotional and financial resources, leading to high-school graduation, college completion, and higher rates of employment.

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  • LEARN ·2021 Grants Challenge

    Educational Nonprofit Igniting Resilience that Produces Brilliance.

    IHADLA’s program provides 12+ years of support to youth living in under-served communities to achieve their full potential, by promoting values of higher education and career success from first grade to and through college, with opportunity guaranteed through academic, professional and financial resources. This grant will allow us to continue helping students effectively navigate a pathway to an empowered future through the increase of our virtual program, breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty and leading to increased student success.

  • LEARN ·2015 Grants Challenge

    IHADLA: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty by Educating and Empowering Youth.

    Working in Boyle Heights, Watts, & Inglewood, IHADLA strives to break the cycle of poverty by sponsoring entire grade levels of 3rd graders from under-performing schools in low-income areas, providing them with the only long-term, comprehensive program of its kind in Los Angeles. For 10 years, “Dreamers” attend our in-school, after-school & summer programs that prepare them for academic & emotional success; each student is eligible for an $8,000 scholarship from us upon completing high school.