March 15, 1947 - February 5, 2012
The DREAM Program and all of its particpants mourn the passing of Lowell Richards, Dartmouth Alumnus and Friend of DREAM. Our sincerest regrets to the family of this wonderful man and big dreamer.
Welcome to an organization that is awesome. We dream big, have a lot of fun, believe all youth can thrive, have a relentless focus on families in affordable housing, are ready to go the extra mile to make change, and like to be bold, fun, energetic, goofy, outrageous, thoughtful and optimistic. Maybe you’d like to join us? We are seeking a Boston Regional Director to help continue to grow and expand DREAM for youth in affordable housing in the Greater Boston Area!
This year for DREAM's annual college road trip our Vermont teens will be homebasing out of Vermont Technical College in Randolph, VT, and taking day trips around the state to go on college tours and learn all about the college application process and college life. The trip is a life changing experience for our teens, but we need your help to make it happen! DREAM is holding an online auction to raise money for the trip.
DREAM Philadelphia is hiring fun and passionate PROGRAM EMPOWERMENT DIRECTORS who love kids and believe in empowering young people in Philadelphia neighborhoods! If you are interested in joining our fun, dynamic, and passionate team, see the content below for instructions on how to apply!
DREAM Philly is hosting a Fashion Show on !
Teen Winter Adventure Camp this year was something completely different! On Saturday, February 6th, over 20 teens from all over Vermont got to connect and share a day of wacky winter fun! The teens were joined by mentors, volunteers, DREAM staff, and AmeriCorps members who worked together to make the day memorable, and of course, extra DREAMy!
Cheryl Houchens currently serves as Merchants Bank’s Compliance Officer and is responsible for ensuring the Bank’s compliance with state and federal regulations. In addition, she also serves as the Bank’s CRA (“Community Reinvestment Act”) Officer and oversees their lending, investment, and service participation in community development programs. Cheryl has 25 years in banking experience in both community and regional sized banks. Her experience includes retail operations; consumer, residential, and commercial lending and analysis; credit administration; regulatory compliance; and operations management.
Cheryl has well-established connections in the Vermont business, banking, and non-profit communities. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Carolina in Business Administration and is a Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager through The Institute of Certified Bankers.