ImageNation brings cinema and music to the people

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ImageNation Cinema Foundation is an innovative Harlem-based non-profit created to develop cinemas and audiences for independent films and music, that depict the global Black experience. ImageNation’s goal is to empower Black communities by presenting a variety of public programs that foster media equity, media literacy, solidarity, cross-cultural exchange and highlight the humanity of Pan-African people … Read more ImageNation brings cinema and music to the people

NOAA-Crest 8th Biennial Forum highlights successful scientific research

NOAA-Crest 8th Annual Education and Science Forum

In partnership with 3DStudios, DreamDevelopment produced the NOAA-Crest 8th Biennial Education and Science Forum with 3 days of events, 25 plenary sessions for over 450  attendees throughout the City College Campus. The Forum showcased the education and scientific research accomplishments of students, faculty and NOAA scientists and managers from Florida, DC, Puerto Rico, and Maryland. … Read more NOAA-Crest 8th Biennial Forum highlights successful scientific research

Ending Hunger One Meal At A Time -BHCCC

More Than a Meal Mobile Pantry

Beth-Hark Christian Counseling Center, Inc. (BHCCC) offers help, healing, and hope.  The organization has been on the front lines of food justice providing services through their soup kitchen and pantry. In 2015, for its 30th anniversary, DreamDevelopment helped launch a campaign to fund a mobile pantry called More Than A Meal. If 1000 people gave … Read more Ending Hunger One Meal At A Time -BHCCC

Where equity, justice, and entrepreneurship meet in Amelia’s vision

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Mercy, justice, and community are the ties that bind every endeavor Amelia Thompson establishes.  If visions were trees, Amelia would have a forest. The root organization is Renew Today which undergirds global initiatives including menstrual equity (WeDeliverPeriod), juvenile justice (WeWriteLife), and entrepreneurship (BrooklynByFaith).  Amelia’s company Two Five Consulting offers strategic planning, evaluation support, and fundraising consultation … Read more Where equity, justice, and entrepreneurship meet in Amelia’s vision

Disrupting Anti-blackness with Beautiful Ventures

Beautiful Ventures is a creative social enterprise that influences popular culture. By disrupting anti-blackness, and elevating perceptions of Black humanity; Beautiful Ventures envisions a world where the humanity of all Black people is presumed, affirmed and unchallenged. Through programs and services, they are building community, skill, power and wealth of Black story-driven creatives and their communities. … Read more Disrupting Anti-blackness with Beautiful Ventures

Establishing lasting change in Haïti from Community 2 Community (C2C)

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They went because of the earthquake. They stayed because of the people. On January 12, 2010, an earthquake (7.0. magnitude) struck and devastated the island nation of Haiti. In 35 seconds, over 300,000 people lost their lives and more than 1.5 million lost their homes. Community2Community (C2C), a non-profit service organization, was born not just … Read more Establishing lasting change in Haïti from Community 2 Community (C2C)

The Donny Hathaway Legacy Project shines a light on mental health

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The Donny Hathaway Legacy Project shines a light on mental health and provides effective resources to aid in educating, acknowledging and healing millions of us who suffer through the trials that we all face in life. Established by Donnita Hathaway, the youngest daughter of Mr. Hathaway, the Foundation was created to honor his rich musical legacy along … Read more The Donny Hathaway Legacy Project shines a light on mental health

Ossie Davis Endowment

Ossie Davis Endowment with Alan Alda, Lou Gossett. Jr, Lynn Whitfield, Keith David, Avery Brooks, Mayor David Dinkins, Laura Turner Sydel, Sonia Sanchez

A single grain of wheat will never be more than a single grain of wheat unless it drops into the ground and dies. Because then it sprouts and produces a great harvest of wheat—all because one grain died. John 12:25 The passing of Ossie Davis was the falling of a great seed. At the time … Read more Ossie Davis Endowment