• Immigrant Youth Development

    Immigrant Youth Development

  • Access To Resources

    Access To Resources

  • DREAM Iowa Unites Hundreds of Iowa's Immigrant Youth

    DREAM Iowa Unites Hundreds of Iowa's Immigrant Youth

  • Iowa Businesses Support DREAM Iowa

    Iowa Businesses Support DREAM Iowa

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Hall of Fame

In 2020, DREAM Iowa granted $15,000 in scholarships supporting 22 Iowa immigrant students. The non-profit awarded $10,000 through the formal application process and raffled $5000 in scholarships during DREAM Iowa’s annual Youth Leadership Summit (YLS). Youth from 33 different...

2020 Virtual Youth Leadership Summit

The YLS has been designed around the goal of empowering immigrant and refugee students to move forward both as individuals and as leaders of our communities. Due to COVID-19, this year’s Youth Leadership Summit was done virtually. We look...

Iowa Arts Council Sponsoring Youth Leadership Summit 2021

The Iowa Arts Council empowers Iowa to build and sustain culturally vibrant communities by cultivating creativity, learning and participation in the arts. Established in 1967, the Iowa Arts Council serves as Iowa’s state arts agency and works in collaboration with...

Indian Hills Community College Sponsoring Youth Leadership Summit 2021

Indian Hills Community College changes lives by inspiring learning, diversity, social enrichment, and regional economic advancement. Their values are the following: Academic Excellence and Student Success Integrity, Relationships, and Teamwork Acceptance, Inclusion, and Accessibility Tradition and Culture Innovation and...

Mónica Figueroa: Keynote Speaker

My family immigrated or to be straightforward, crossed the border when I was about 5 years old from Guanajuato, Mexico to Storm Lake, Iowa – where my dad had already been living and working at a meat packing factory....

DACA 9th Year Anniversary

9 years ago the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services began accepting requests for consideration of deferred action for childhood arrivals most commonly known as DACA. According to USCIS “Deferred action is a discretionary determination to defer removal action of an...

AUGUST NEWSLETTER

DREAM Iowa Times AUGUST Hello friend, DREAM Iowa hopes to keep our allies informed of important happenings across the state through this monthly newsletter. Save The Date! Dancing For Scholars: Fundraiser event for Scholarships For Hope! – Food –...

A Pathway to Citizenship, Budget Resolution

The Senate has passed the Budget Resolution, but what does this mean for immigrants? According to The Hill, democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget resolution package instructs lawmakers to chart a pathway to citizenship for millions of people while investing in border...

DACA Ruled Unlawful: Statement From a Dreamer

On Friday, July 16th, 2021 a federal judge in Texas ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is unlawful. This has affected many young immigrants and families. This is a statement from an immigrant who unfortunately was...

DACA Ruled Unlawful

On Friday, July 16th, 2021 a federal judge in Texas ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is unlawful. The decision, by US District Judge Andrew Hanen of the Southern District of Texas, has created uncertainty in the lives...

JULY NEWSLETTER

DREAM Iowa Times JULY Hello friend, DREAM Iowa hopes to keep our allies informed of important happenings across the state through this monthly newsletter. Updates:  We have a Youth Leadership Summit date, keep scrolling to find out more information!...

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DREAM Iowa shares events, news, and updates about issues that affect immigrant and refugee Iowans through our DREAM Iowa Times Monthly Newsletter.