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Upcoming Events

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3rd Thursday: BIPOC Affinity space
last Thursday: Emerging 
Leader Institute
last Friday: Organizational change & transformational leadership

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Lunch lessons, discussions, & 
affinity spaces 

After hearing from our mentors in the fall of 2020, we are excited to offer four series of trainings and gatherings to support the collective goal of making DREAM a more inclusive, connected, supportive and powerful source of support for our mentees. We invite you to join a remarkable slate of trainers, including many former DREAMers!

Upcoming Programs by date,

RSVP below:

April 10th: DREAMSTOCK 2021!

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Training Series

Lunch lessons, discussions, and affinity spaces for the DREAM community

Facilitated by Lawrence Alexander II 

The first round of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Trainings have passed, however check back here for additional trainings throughout the year.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Trainings Overview, RSVP Below

January 15th How to design culturally relevant programming

February 5th How to talk to your mentee about race

March 10th I am. Learn how to support our LGBTQ+ DREAMers

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Lawrence Alexander II (he/him/his) currently serves
as the Director
of Equity and Inclusion at Carney Sandoe & Associates, the nation's largest educational staffing firm. He consults with schools and organizations around issues of equitable decision making, implicit bias, inclusive hiring, and culturally responsive curricula.

Facilitated by Kayla Daughtry, Sam Kennedy

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Sam Kennedy is a former DREAM mentor and a licensed mental health counselor in private practice. He works with adolescents, young adults and individuals seeking help processing trauma, anxiety, depression or grief, using experiential modalities. Sam is an avid Burner and founder of TRYBE, an organization that helps people connect, play, and explore.

Kayla Daughtry (she/her/hers) is DREAM’s Operations and AmeriCorps Director as well as a Master's of Public Health Nutrition Candidate. Kayla has a B.A. in Psychology and a B.S. in Neuroscience. Kayla’s interests include cooking, intuitive eating/Health At Every Size, weightlifting for empowerment, gardening, the mountains, emotional intelligence, dismantling white supremacy, astrology, and the macabre.

Lunch lessons, discussions, and affinity spaces for the DREAM community

Health & Wellness
Training Series
  • DREAMers come in all sizes!
    DREAMers come in all sizes!
    Time is TBD
    DREAMers come in all sizes!
    Time is TBD
    DREAMers come in all sizes!
    Learn how to create a body-positive space, combat fat phobia, and address unrealistic body standards.
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  • Authentic, powerful mentoring relationships
    Authentic, powerful mentoring relationships
    Mon, Mar 01
    Authentic, powerful mentoring relationships
    Mar 01, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM EST
    Authentic, powerful mentoring relationships
    Learn and practice activities for authentic relating and connecting with each other and your mentees. Leave with practical activities for connecting intentionally with your mentees as well as concrete strategies for self-soothing and nervous system regulation.
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Positive Behavior Support
Positive Behavior Support Training Series

Lunch lessons, discussions, and affinity spaces for the DREAM community

Upcoming Positive Behavior Support Training Series,
RSVP Below Coming Soon

- Manage mentee stress and uncertainty during COVID

- Positive Behavior Support in action

- Build the most powerful “Developmental Relationships” possible

Facilitator biographies

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  • Manage mentee stress and uncertainty in a time of COVID
    Manage mentee stress and uncertainty in a time of COVID
    Time is TBD
    Manage mentee stress during COVID
    Time is TBD
    Manage mentee stress during COVID
    Now more than ever, youth are seeking adults who can help regulate their emotions by showing and modeling possibilities for managing stress in the midst of change and uncertainty and trauma.
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  • Positive Behavior Support in action
    Positive Behavior Support in action
    Time is TBD
    Positive Behavior Support in action
    Time is TBD
    Positive Behavior Support in action
    Positive behavior support is a form of applied behavior analysis that seeks to understand what maintains an individual's challenging behavior and how to change it. Come learn the basics and how to apply it to your programming.
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Leadership
Leadership
Training Series
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Lunch lessons, discussions, and affinity spaces for the DREAM community

Leadership Training Series Overview, RSVP Below

Money! Raising the resources to empower & build equity

Mobilize DREAMers through digital communications

Building bridges to parents and the community.

Mike Foote. Mike built DREAM from a $0 annual budget to over $2M, including through major donors, government grants, private foundations, events, contracts and more. These funds have been put to use to support you, build facilities at Camp DREAM, purchase vans to assist in transportation, support staff salaries, secure supplies and much more. Mike has also directed fundraising campaigns for political candidates and follows a relationship-first model of fundraising.

Additional facilitator biographies

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