Our impact over the past 9 years can be summarized as:

  • 100% HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION RATE

  • 89% OF YOUTH IN COLLEGE, MILITARY, OR CAREER IMMEDIATELY AFTER GRADUATION

  • 69% ARE IN A 4-YEAR COLLEGE UNDER A FULL SCHOLARSHIP

  • DA OPERATES AT 34% OF THE COST OF AN AVERAGE MENTORING ORGANIZATION. MEANING WE CAN IMPACT 3 SCHOLARS FOR EVERY 1 SCHOLAR IMPACTED BY OTHER MENTOR AGENCIES.

  • MORE THAN 85% OF DA SCHOLARS ARE LIVING AT-OR-BELOW POVERTY .

DREAM Alive (DA) helps break the cycle of poverty by mentoring at-risk youth from 7th grade through 12th grade, helping our youth find career paths.

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While statistics don’t tell the whole story, we believe these statistics describe the outcomes that DREAM Alive is in pursuit of. Through our 6-year continuum of programming, youth are graduating from high school with career readiness. Sometimes real life stories tell more of a story than statistics could ever communicate. Please feel free to read and watch some of the stories from our scholars and graduates below.

How DREAM Alive Mentors: