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  • Resolution of Appreciation for Dorothy Scott Chesser

    Resolution of Appreciation Dorothy Scott Chesser from the DREAAM House Board of Directors We, the Board of Directors of DREAAM House, grieve with and for our Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Tracy Dace, upon the physical death of his Mother, Dorothy Scott Chesser. Whereas our Friend and Brother Tracy Dace was born into a Christian home and nurtured with siblings by a Mother committed to loving God and serving neighbor; Whereas Ms. Chesser nurtured and served not only her own children but also the children in her community as their constant advocate for justice and dignity; Whereas we all stand on the shoulders of giants, and Ms. Chesser was one such giant in her community and in the State of Mississippi from whom generations of neighbors have drawn strength and hope; Whereas we affirm with Paul in his letter to the church in Corinth that “If one member [of the body] suffers, all suffer together with it; if one member is honored, all rejoice together with it” (First Corinthians 12:26). Therefore, be it resolved that we celebrate the life and legacy of Dorothy Scott Chesser; we grieve her loss; we rejoice in her life; we thank God for her witness; and we recommit with hope and courage to live into our calling to love and serve our neighbors—especially the children and families entrusted to our care—in whose face is graven the image of God. Respectfully submitted, on behalf of the DREAAM House Board of Directors, William P. “Matt” Matthews, Jr President of the Board January 21st, 2022 Champaign, Illinois

  • Happy New Year from DREAAM!

    From all of us at DREAAM, we wish you and yours a spectacular year ahead!

  • Giving Tuesday is TOMORROW!

    Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. The whole idea behind Giving Tuesday is that no one can do everything, but everyone can do something. And when we do it together, the impact is multiplied. No matter how you celebrate Giving Tuesday, we thank you for your generosity and helping make this world a better place. If you'd like to make a contribution to DREAAM as a part of your Giving Tuesday, you can do so here. Thank you for your support as we build HOPE for the FUTURE!

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  • News & Events | DREAAM | Academic Achievement for Males | Champaign-Urbana, IL

    Stay up-to-date with our newsletters and events ! No upcoming events at the moment F A M I L Y N E W S L E T T E R S A G E N C Y N E W S L E T T E R S Calendar of Events Newsletters Family Newsletters December 2021 Download PDF May 2020 Download PDF April 2020 Download PDF Agency Newsletters Summer 2021 Download PDF Fall 2020 Download PDF Summer 2020 Download PDF Spring 2020 Download PDF DREAAM's Summer 2021 programming captured some powerful moments! View some of those moments here!

  • Hope for the Future | DREAAM | Academic Achievement for Males | Champaign-Urbana, IL

    As a community, we can prevent violence and heal hearts. DREAAM is taking action to impact the well-being of Black children and their parents in Champaign County through our new program model called Hope for the Future. We know that our boys are amazing and talented, and we want to increase conflict resolution and focus on their potential. ​​ With DREAAM, there is hope for the future. DREAAM is one solution to preventing violence, ending school suspensions, and building child well-being in Champaign County. Be hopeful and encouraged for a healthy and healed future for our community.

  • Job Openings | DREAAM | Academic Achievement for Males | Champaign-Urbana, IL

    JOB OPENINGS ​ See a full list and easily apply at . ​ ​

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