2016 "I Have A Dream" Foundation Alumni Reunion
Thursday, June 9th - Saturday, June 11th 2016
New York City

Beginning Thursday, June 9 through Saturday, June 11, our alumni from across the country will be coming to New York City to participate in our 35th Anniversary Gala and our 1st National Dreamer Alumni Reunion. The celebration and gathering will serve as an opportunity to re-connect, re-engage, and re-invigorate. We have much to celebrate in this milestone year and we look forward to building upon our great foundation for another 35 years by Reaching Back and Giving Forward.      

Schedule of Events

Thursday, June 9, 6:30 – 10:30 pm (Opening)
Location: The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, 2 East 61 Street, 10065
35th Anniversary Gala    
Alumni Networking After Party

Friday, June 10, 8:00 – 11:45 am (Morning)
Location: City College, 401 West 130 Street, 10027
Breakfast (8:00-8:45 am)
Opening Address:  Lowell Davis, Ph.D., Alumnus, Texas Affiliate
Workshop 1:  Panel- Growth and Leadership
Workshop 2:  Panel- Your Path, Your Career, Your Success
Workshop 3:  Components of a Financially Sound Future 

Friday, June 10, 12:00 – 4:00 pm (Afternoon)
Location: Harlem Tavern, 2153 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, 10026 (harlemtavern)
Alumni Luncheon
Location: High Line, Gansevoort & Washington Streets (thehighline)
High Line Walk with current Dreamers

Friday, June 10, 6:00 – 11:00 pm (Evening)
Location: TBD Catering by Carmine's Restaurant (carminesnyc)
Welcome:  Donna Lawrence, President & CEO, “I Have A Dream” Foundation
Report:  Marvin D. Cabrera, Director, Alumni Network & College Partnerships
Current Dreamer Panel Reflections
Keynote Remarks:  LaWanda Crayton, Alumna, Chicago Affiliate

Location:  Golden Theatre, 252 West 45 Street, 10036 (eclipsedbroadway)
Broadway Play: Eclipsed 

Saturday, June 11, 12:00 pm
Location: City College, 401 West 130 Street, 10027
Breakfast (8:00 - 8:45 am)

Location: "I Have A Dream" Foundation, NYM DeHostos Program, 201 West 93 Street, 10025 
Optional Community Service: Painting Project with Dreamers and Public Color

Hotel and Dormitory Check out (12:00 pm)