Jahzeel lives by the inspiration and intention of his dreams

Author Jahzeel Campbell

Jahzeel Campbell inspires by any means. Author, Poet, International Artist and Educator he believes and realizes the power of dreams. With experience that spans from dance instruction at a local New York schools to touring internationally, Jahzeel lives by the intention to put dreams into action. His first book, “[jah-zeel]” is a compilation of spoken … Read more Jahzeel lives by the inspiration and intention of his dreams

New York City’s Hopes and Dreams

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Seeking to serve and impact New York City’s hopes and dreams the City of New York Department of Homeless Services designed an innovative strategy to deliver services.  To help the staff digest the strategy, DreamDevelopment was enlisted to execute its staff retreat.  Executive Staff stated that “It was a phenomenal day. DreamDevelopment executed a practical … Read more New York City’s Hopes and Dreams

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

Amelia Thompson

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

The LoveStorm brings acceptance and inclusion to the forefront

Mo Beasely's LoveStorm

Mo Beasley’s LoveStorm Group has been at the forefront of using eroticism as activism promoting sex-positivity. Reaching beyond tolerance, the LoveStorm Group brings acceptance and inclusion into the consciousness of its audiences, through live performance, workshops, participation in conferences, and strategic partnerships. The work has been featured at The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club/Universal Studios in Hollywood, CatalystCon, Harlem Stage, The … Read more The LoveStorm brings acceptance and inclusion to the forefront

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)

Andrea Navedo possesses every role with passion and purpose

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Award-winning Actress Andrea Navedo possesses every role with passion and purpose. She is easily recognizable from her role as the loving and outgoing ‘Xiomara Villanueva,’ (Jane’s mother) on the Golden Globe-nominated CW series, Jane the Virgin. No stranger to television, Andrea had recurring roles on Netflix’s hit animated series, TrollHunters and Disney’s, Elena of Avalor  She also portrayed Debbie Dominguez on … Read more Andrea Navedo possesses every role with passion and purpose

Dr. Martin Luther King’s Attorney

Clarence-Jones article from Vanity Fair and Cover of What would Martin Say Book

“The opportunity of a lifetime. . .” Dr. Martin Luther King’s attorney, and confidant, Clarence Jones is a DreamDevelopment alumni client who dreamed of telling the story of his work with Dr. King during the Civil Rights Movement. He worked with Dream Development during his 75th to 77th birthdays resulting in a Vanity Fair Profile, his professorship at … Read more Dr. Martin Luther King’s Attorney