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#WHYI

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Will I be a scientist? An inventor?

wonder who I will become. “ IWhen I dream, it makes me work

harder and become a better person. I know I will be important and help society.

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What. a. year. A new name, a new school, a new city, a new field, and new friends.

summer, resulting in 100% of participants

All the while, more than 2,200 youth opened

ribbon on our second Field of Dreams—

their books, put on their jerseys, and gave

this time, in the South Bronx. Our DREAM

their best in the classrooms and on the fields.

Charter School elementary and middle

We’re proud to share that 100% of our

school scholars outperformed the

seniors graduated from high school and

district, city, and state in both ELA and

matriculated into college. At our newest

Math state tests. And we opened DREAM

site in Newark, our K–1 students spent over

Charter High School last fall to 100

2,000 hours building literacy skills this

ninth graders.

avoiding summer learning loss. We cut the


We have much more to share in these coming pages and we’re excited for you to meet some incredible members of the DREAM family who represent our work in action.

This is why we DREAM. Thank you. The amazing work that goes on in our classrooms and programs in East Harlem, the South Bronx, and Newark, is fueled by your support and belief in

Year after year, we continue to grow— not for growth’s sake—but to embrace and pursue our mission, and to provide more opportunities for young people to recognize

our mission. We’re grateful for another amazing year powered by you. Thank you and onward!

their potential and realize their dreams. Vik Sawhney,

Chairman of the Board, DREAM

Richard A. Berlin, Executive Director, DREAM

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Mission....................5 WHAT’S AHEAD...... 17 IMPACT.....................6 FINANCIALS............ 18 WORK........................8

Supporters................................. 20 Graduates................................... 26 Awards & Leadership.............27

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DREAM Boards.........................28 You Can Change the Game... 29


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MISSION DREAM’s mission is to provide inner-city youth with opportunities to Play, Learn, and Grow. We use the power of teams to coach, teach, and inspire youth to recognize their potential and realize their dreams. DREAM youth play on ball fields, playgrounds, and gyms. They learn how to think critically, ask hard questions, and self-advocate—in and out of school. And they grow with teammates, classmates, teachers, and coaches— all year long. DREAM youth are competent, confident, and caring individuals who will make a positive difference in the world.

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IMPACT Since 2005

Since 2011

98%

71%

of seniors have graduated from high school.

95%

of seniors have gained college acceptance.

of youth who graduated high school as DREAM participants have graduated college or are currently enrolled in college. *59% of undergraduate students in the U.S., who began in 2009, completed a bachelor’s degree at that institution within 6 years. (U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics)

2017 New York State Tests

MATH

% at or above proficiency

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS % at or above proficiency

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55.6%

29.5%

DREAM CHARTER SCHOOL

SCHOOL DISTRICT

45.7%

33.1%

DREAM CHARTER SCHOOL

SCHOOL DISTRICT


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OUR WORK

DREAM works with 2,200 youth each year through a comprehensive program model that engages them all day and all year long so that they become competent, confident, and caring adults who will make a difference in the world. Pre-K

IN-SCHOOL Pre-K Little DREAMERS spend time in developmental programs growing their socio-emotional and cognitive skills to build a strong foundation to succeed in elementary school.

Elementary School Elementary scholars work with two teachers in every class and receive extensive support, ensuring that scholars at all levels learn and thrive in a positive environment.

Middle School Middle school scholars deeply engage in curricula with subject-based instructors while preparing to enter highly competitive college- and career-ready high schools.

High School High school scholars engage in collegeand career-based education ensuring success and readiness for their futures.

High School

Elementary School

Elementary and middle school students outperformed the district, city, and state in New York State ELA and Math tests in 2017.

Middle School

94% of DREAM’s graduating eighth grade class matriculated into college- and career-ready high schools in 2017. 8

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REAL Kids

99.7% of REAL Kids maintained or improved their reading levels last summer.

Rookies

OUT-OF-SCHOOL Rookies (Grades K-1) TeamBuilders

99% of TeamBuilders were on track to high school graduation.

Rookies learn the basics of baseball and the power of teamwork.

REAL Kids (Grades K-5) REAL Kids spend time in the classroom improving their reading levels while building social and emotional skills on the field.

TeamBuilders (Grades 6-8) TeamBuilders develop academic skills needed to succeed in high school and learn to form healthy relationships with teammates, peers, and adults.

DreamWorks (Grades 9-12) DreamWorks

100% of seniors graduated from high school and 100% went to college.

DreamWorks youth get ready for college with academic support, SAT prep, financial aid assistance, and work opportunities.

Legends (Ages 18-24) Alumni head to college with ongoing support to ensure graduation and preparation for successful careers.

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Isaac, DreamWorks Participant, 12th Grade

#WHYI

PLAY In baseball, you set your own limits.

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People try to place limits on kids like me about how far we can go, especially in my community. But in baseball, you create your own floor and your own ceiling. I play to become a better player

and a better person. I play to succeed because that means my teammates succeed. I play for social justice and education reform. It’s bigger than me.


#WHYI

LEARN I want to open people’s eyes.

I want people to see the world beyond themselves. That’s why I love to write. At DREAM, I learn about history and current events, and I channel what I learn into my writing, whether it’s a play about immigration for my

literature class, or an essay on the healthcare debate. There is power in writing, and I am eager to discover how I can harness that power and use it to make an impact.

Vanessa, DREAM Charter High School Scholar, 9th Grade


Celine, DREAM Charter Middle School Scholar, 8th Grade 12

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#WHYI

GROW I want to be a neurosurgeon.

I know high school will be hard and college will be even harder. And then, there’s medical school. But I won’t give up. When you have a dream, it shows what your purpose is and what you are working toward. At DREAM, I learn to build a mindset to persevere. I will become a neurosurgeon.

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Travis Walls, Coach of the Year (South Bronx Pride), DREAM Staff

#WHYI

COACH For one, I learn cool lingo that keeps me young.

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But I coach to win—and I’m not just talking about games. That moment when a kid catches the ball for the first time or when he nails down a math concept— that’s what I call a victory.

If you want to move the needle in a community and in the arc of a young person’s life, you volunteer at DREAM.


#WHYI

TEACH It’s endless work but it’s worth it.

I don’t look for perfect students. Bring me the kids who don’t want to learn. My dream is to raise them into confident students who believe they can become better each day. I want my kids

to invest in their own growth as learners, thinkers, and change makers so that they can develop deep passions and interests to pursue.

Brittany Scott, DREAM Charter School, 8th Grade Teacher


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WHAT’S AHEAD Over the past 27 years, DREAM has

Our dream is to provide each and

expanded and evolved to meet the needs

every single young person who

of the communities we serve. We dug our

walks through our doors with equal

roots a little deeper each year to tackle the

opportunity to reach their potential.

most difficult barriers our children face:

We want to engage the whole child by

educational inequality, lack of health and

investing more deeply in their physical and

wellness education, teenage pregnancy,

mental health, social-emotional well being,

and low high school graduation and college

academic achievement, and their ability to

matriculation rates.

self-advocate—all to ensure they graduate

But we’re far from done. With the lessons

from college prepared to lead happy,

we’ve learned thus far, we will continue to

productive lives.

look for smarter ways to further integrate

We’re excited for what’s ahead and look

our work in a seamless, intentional, and

forward to providing even more youth the

impactful way.

chance to realize their dreams with us.

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FINANCIALS

DREAM is proud to report another year of strong support from our amazing donors who enabled us to serve more youth than ever before. As we look ahead toward growth and deeper involvement in our communities, we remain committed to fiscal prudence to ensure sustainability and high-quality programming for every youth and family we serve.

DREAM FINANCIAL SNAPSHOT

DREAM CHARTER SCHOOL FIVE-YEAR FINANCIAL ANALYSIS In-School

IN MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

INCOME

EXPENSE

NET ASSETS

$15 $10.5

$10

$10.1

$5

$9.5

$9.5

$1.6

FY2017

$7.6

$7.7

$1.4

FY2016

$6.8

$6.9 $1.4

$1.2

FY2015

FY2014

$5.6

$5.4

$1.8

FY2013

DREAM (HARLEM RBI) FIVE-YEAR FINANCIAL ANALYSIS Out-of-School

IN MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

INCOME

EXPENSE

$40

NET ASSETS1

$39.7 $34.1

$30

$20

$29.6

$21.0 $17.6 $13.7

$14.3

$10

$14.2

$12.1

$12.6

$12.1

$11.8 $8.4

FY2017

FY2016

FY2015

FY2014

$10.9

$9.2

FY2013

Harlem RBI dba “DREAM” and DREAM Charter School are independent 501(c)3 nonprofits, linked through a formal institutional partnership. DREAM Charter School is our in-school program and Harlem RBI dba “DREAM” is our out-of-school program. Above are the separated five-year financial analyses, and on the opposite page are the combined totals. 18

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83%

OF EXPENSES GO DIRECTLY TO YOUTH PROGRAMS. DREAM FIVE-YEAR FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

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In- and Out-of-School Combined IN MILLIONS OF DOLLARS

INCOME

EXPENSE

NET ASSETS1

$50

$41.3

$40

$35.5 $30.8

$30 $26.5 $22.2

$20

$22.0

$22.8

$21.9 $18.4

$19.0

$17.8

$10

$17.6

$15.6

$13.7

$9.8

FY2017

FY2016

FY2015

FY2014

DREAM FY2017 INCOME & EXPENSE

FY2013

2,3

In- and Out-of-School Combined INCOME

EXPENSE

$26.5M

$22.2M DOE Per Pupil

General Contributions Special Events Private Grants Public Grants Team Sponsorships Other Income

33% 23% 20% 15% 6% 2% <1%

Program

Administration Fundraising

83% 11% 6%

1 Net assets include the impact of the capital project. Ownership will be transferred to the City of New York upon completion of the project. 2 Combined unrestricted income and expense excludes $1.7MM intercompany transaction. 3 Functional revenue and expenses exclude the impact of the capital project and donated services.

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THANK YOU. FY2017 SUPPORTERS

$250,000 and Up

Alkeon Capital Management Bank of America Merrill Lynch Baseball Tomorrow Fund Allison & David Blitzer Charles Hayden Foundation Lisa Pevaroff-Cohn & Gary Cohn The Daneker Family The Joseph H. Flom Foundation Jill & Bobby Le Blanc Major League Baseball Roberto & Allison Mignone Robin Hood Elena & Scott Shleifer Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust The Tiger Foundation

$100,000–$249,999

Anomaly Anonymous Karim & Yasmin Assef Booth Ferris Foundation Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP The Clark Foundation Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP Jason & Rhonda DeLand Goldman Sachs The Gray Foundation The Harris Family Charitable Foundation Michele & David Joerg Jones Knowles Ritchie The Kapnick Foundation Kirk & Rebecca McKeown Donald R. Mullen Jr. & Amanda M. Mullen The New York Yankees ONEX The Rosh Family Samberg Family Foundation Jeff & Debbie Samberg Vikrant & Margarita Sawhney Scheidner-Lesser Foundation Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP The Sobotka Family Chris Stadler Tater Tots

Mark & Leigh Teixeira Thrive Foundation for Youth The Truesdale Family Under Armour Wilf Family Foundations

$50,000–$99,999

The Altman Foundation Anonymous Aronson Family Foundation Baltimore Orioles Ira & Martha Berlin Blackstone Charitable Foundation Capital One Deloitte Delta Air Lines EcoMedia A CBS Company Fanatics Inc. Stuart & Elise Fraser Fried Frank Latham & Watkins LLP Brian & Beth Levine Maverick Capital Foundation John McCormick & Katherine Pringle Mutual of America Foundation New Era Cap Company New York Mets Kristin Olson & Dustin Smith Peter G. Peterson and Joan Ganz Cooney Fund Proskauer The Purcell Family PwC RBC Capital Markets RBC Foundation USA Alan Schwartz & Nancy Seaman Team Scotti & HCC Select Equity Group Foundation Robert & Elizabeth Sheehan David M. Solomon Becky Diamond & Jamie Stecher The Topps Company, Inc. Diana Weiss & Erich Stegich Eric Zinterhofer

$25,000–$49,999 47 Brand Arnold & Porter LLP Barclays Capital

Lawrence & Lisa Barshay BTIG, LLC Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Chevrolet Colin Kaepernick Foundation Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP Credit Suisse Deutsche Bank Ashish & Sweta Doshi Ernst & Young Amy & David Flannery Nicole Foster Frances L. & Edwin L. Cummings Memorial Fund Guidepoint Global Heisman Trophy Trust HSBC Securities Inc. Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation Jonathan Rose Companies JP Morgan Chase & Co King & Spalding LLP Kirkland & Ellis LLP Vilas & Allie Kuchinad Eric Lane Christopher & Kathryn Leonard Alden Millard Morgan Stanley Natixis Platinum Equity Point72 Asset Management Pretium Partners, LLC Solon E. Summerfield Foundation Sony Corporation Joe & Vickie Tahl Theodore Luce Charitable Trust Nathan & Margie Thorne UBS Securities LLC

$10,000–$24,999

Anonymous Anonymous Ariel Property Advisors Tim & Nancy Armstrong Avenue Capital Group BNY Mellon Todd & Karen Builione Citi Community Capital Citibank Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation Edna McConnell Clark Foundation

This list reflects generous support received between July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.

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Your support means the world to us. Forever Collectibles Frank & Esther Stein & Carol Geisenheimer Charitable Foundation, Inc. Tom & Giselle Fraser Brian & Cindy Gavin The Georgetown Company Alan Goldfarb Gary Goldring HCC Specialty Underwriters HIG Capital Katzman Produce Kensington Publishing Michael Koester Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel The Lizzie and Jonathan M. Tisch Foundation Lone Pine Foundation Margaret and Daniel Loeb-Third Point Foundation Mastercard Alexandra & Greg Mondre Thomas Montag Morgan Stanley Foundation Colbert & Dierdre Narcisse The Northwest Company OpSec Security, Inc. Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP Philip J. Hahn Foundation Marc & Jayne Pillemer Guy & Mehren Potvin Jaimin & Elizabeth Rangwalla Ropes & Gray LLP Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Joel & Jennifer Stevens Jamie Sutherland & Ben Kraus Taconic Investment Partners LLC The Teagle Foundation Thomas H. Lee Partners Turner Sports Two Sigma Investments, LP Anthony & Giselle Vaccarino Gregg Walker The Warburg Pincus Foundation Wells Fargo Securities, LLC Wheels Up

White & Case LLP William E. Simon Foundation Zeldin Family Foundation

$5,000–$9,999

A.T. Walsh Family Foundation Margaret Anadu Anne Spychala Family Charitable Foundation Susan Babbitt BakerHostetler Alliance Bernstein Lear & Anne Beyer Richard Bindler Robert Boroujerdi Cantor Fitzgerald Capalino+Company David Caplan & Karen Wagner James Capra Chicago Title Insurance Company Eric & Tessa Childs Thomas Cole Con Edison John & Stephanie Connaughton Conversant James Covello Creative Artists Agency Curtis Granderson Foundation Daylite Windows Michael Del Giudice Duff & Phelps, LLC Todd Dunphy Robert & Edith DuPuy Entrepreneurs Foundation Esurance Joan Fallon Adam & Caren Fisher Meena Flynn Tim & Becky Forrester Franklin Sports, Inc. Geo Design Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP Jeff Goldenberg James Tomilson Hill Hirschen Singer & Epstein LLP W. Todd Holleman Hunton & Williams Vincent & Shara Illiano The Joelson Foundation Lydia Kennelly David & Dani Kirsch James Levy

Matthew Luongo & Phoebe Knowles Robert & Colleen Manfred Nazar & Jennifer Massouh McGriff, Seibels & Williams, Inc. Tiffany & Claus Moller Morrison & Foerster LLP Mostafa Family Charitable Lead Trust MSNBC NBA Cares New York Life Foundation The New Yorker Nicholas Val Napolitano Memorial Fund Outerstuff, Ltd. Thomas Patrick Perkins Eastman PG New York R & H Healy Family Foundation John & Donna Raggio Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. The Reso Foundation Jeanne & Sanford Robertson Michael Rupe Samlyn Capital, LLC Frank Seta Karie & Stephen Swindal T Mobile T.G. Nickel & Associates, LLC Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Foundation Tony Casale Ince UAG: Urban Atelier Group UPS Williams & Connolly LLP Joseph & Courtney Wladyka Steven Zacharius

$1,000–$4,999

A&A Maintenance Jasmine Abouzied Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP Amberlite Electric Corporation Tracey Amon Anonymous Appaloosa Management Charitable Foundation, Inc. Debra Appelbaum Kory Apton


Christopher & Patricia Arndt Avalon Bay Communities Avante Contracting Corp Leann Balbona Timothy Barakett Stephen Belber & Lucie Tiberghien Kevin & Carrie Berg Richard & Kara Berlin Renee Bernardo Dipen & Nehal Bhagat Jill & Darius Bikoff Bloomberg L.P. Kerry Blum Jean Bohm William Borner Brendan Boylan Clarence Brenan Brian & Joelle Kelly Family Foundation Michael & Jennifer Buckley Charles & Sarah Butler BWD Group LLC Charles Cahn Donald Capoccia Brian Carosielli Kristy Carruba Clifford Chance The Charles Foundation Church of our Lady of Sorrows City National Bank Civic Builders David Cohen David & Jennifer Conover Covington and Burling LLP Cowan, Liebowitz, & Latman Curtis + Ginsberg Architects LLP Thomas DeCaro Cat DeSantis David Dishy Elyse & Anthony Dreyer Caroline Dries Michael Dubno & Loren Blackford Matt Eilers Empire State Realty Trust Eli Evans Susan Feinberg Debbie & Richard Fife First Republic Securities Company, LLC Laura Fisher David & Victoria Foley Fox Sports Net John Franco Frank’s Sport Shop Erik & Michelle Frei Gace Consulting Engineers Chris & Regina Gallagher Noah Garden Stephen & Myrna Greenberg David Greenwald

GUMA Construction Corp. Mary Guzman Steven Hahn Robert & Dana Hamwee Robert Harvey H. Peter Haveles Henry C. & Karin J. Barkhorn Foundation Todd Hirsch HLW International LLP Milwood Hobbs Megan Hodges Hornig Capital Partners Imran & Cheryl Hussain Paul Hutchen Melissa Hutson & Matthew Rizzo Sara Hyman Izzo Electric, Inc Raymond James Dixie Lynn Johnson William & Elissa Johnson Ross Jones Robert Kamerschen Kauff, McGuire & Margolis LLP Scott Kauffman Janet Kelley John & Elizabeth Kilgallon Stephen Kliegerman Robert Kotick KPMG Kraus Family Foundation Rachel & Amar Kuchinad Christine Lasala & Ellen Lipschitz Edgar Lee Ken Lee Pablo & Almudena Caso Legorreta Terry & Margaret Lenzner Lettire Construction Morgan Lewis Thomas & Amanda Lister Douglas & Kristin Londal Jodi Lustig John & Joella Lykouretzos Christine & Richard Mack Christine Mann Diane Margolin Richard Mark & Maura Harway Richard & Laura Marooney Peter Martelli Mazur Family Foundation Kathryn McAdams Jimmy Mccloud The Mead Foundation Metro Erectors Inc Craig Miller Michael & Joy Millette Million Dollar Round Table Foundation Henry Millson

Stephen & Evalyn Milman Kimberly & Linda Miniter Mike & Katherine Modena Deborah Moelis Moglia Family Foundation Terry Morris Averell Mortimer Michael & Jeanine Moutenot Bill Murphy Thomas Murphy Armaghan Naik Sara Naison-Tarajano New York City Youth Funders Fund Laura Nicklas OCV Architects Robert & Roni Okun Brian Olson Outdoor Cap Dean Palin Scot Park Chauncey Parker & Alexa Lambert Parker Rob & Kathryn Patton Michael Pauze Peggy & Millard Drexler Family Foundation Pike Construction Co., LLC Susan Plum Clayton & Leah Pope Poured Foors of NJ & NY Pro Safety LLC The Rachel & Drew Katz Foundation, Inc. The Rally Back Project, Inc. Random House Red Stone Equity Partners, LLC Scott Resnick Ro-Sal Plumbing Roux Associates Esther de Rothschild Alice Rubenfeld John & Viola Scanlon SCAPE Landscape Architecture Jonathan Schmerin Bruce Schrimmer Jen Schwartz Robert Schwenkel Ann & Richard Seltzer Shireen Shafai Michael Siegal Eileen Silvers & Richard Bronstein David Simon Neil Simpkins Susan Smidt Boynton Smith Joseph Sollers Darren Sonderman Edward Sopher Scott Soussa John Souza Paul Sparks Staples Foundation for Learning

Craig & Dorothy Stapleton Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners PLLC Emily Stecher & Stephen Rosenthal Elliot Steinbaum Sterling Floor Designs Sterling Risk Michelle Swarzman Lawrence Swiger John Tanner David Tayeh TD Charitable Foundation Teneo Holdings LLC Darren Thomas Kate Thomas Daniel & Jeannine Thomasch Calvin Tse Harry E Turner Harold Varah Viking Global Foundation Brad & Kass Visokey Vornado Realty Trust John Waldron David & Carolyn Wasserman Karen Watai Ed Weber Dave Weiman & Lindsay Karbum Weiman Elana Wilf & Brett Tanzman Robert & Lisa Wittenstein Julia Wolfe Earle & Elizabeth Yaffa Yorkville Sports Inc. Adam Zacharius Claudia Zeldin & Daniel Katzner Heather von Zuben

$500–$999

A Sanita Concrete & Construction Inc Alameda Land Company, Inc. Dennis & Lisa Albrecht Apple Bank Arbor Brothers Inc. Justine Stamen Arrillaga Allison Axenrod Andy Bachman Barbara Appel Irrevocable Living Trust Paul & Stephanie Basta Henry Belber Nick & Susan Bernardo Michael & Janice Bernstein Paul Bethe John Beyer William & Mary Ellen Bos Meghan Bracken Ronnie & Jeffrey Brenner Shari Brockett Todd Brockett

Andrew Calder & Anne Buckman Julia & Michael Ciatti Steven Clausen Sennett Cooke CVC Capital Partners Advisory John Dabbs Matthew De Luca Rosanna Delia & Tiffany Lopes Drew Dropkin Earth Efficient LLC Jane Eddy Martin Edelman Michelle Evans-Miville Michael Fife Spencer Finch David M. Fine & Kelly Hsiao-i Tsai Christine Fisher Matthew Foley David Fox Ilana Fried Meredith Gertler Ross Gillman Karen Gordon ShariLeigh Gordon Leo & Jaclyn Greenberg GrowNYC Hercules Corp. Bruce Hoernecke Asher Hoffman Peter Hornecker Scott Hounsell JM3 Construction LLC Avery Johnson Grant Johnson Austin Josiah Sandra Kahn Robert & Jane Katz Diane Katzin & Rick Kurnit Michael & Jennifer Kim Mehmet Kirdar Joshua & Samara Kogan Rob & Suzanne Koroshetz Robert & Maryann Korsen Jeremy & Niccole Kroll Jo Ann Kruger Balachandra Kuchinad Jennifer Lehrer Lemle + Wolff Inc. Felicia Levy Holly & Jonathan Lipton Gilbert Liu & Ling Chow Kevin & Leslie Lloyd Katherine Mahon Major League Baseball Players Association Melodie Maldonado Jennifer Mantz Philip McGovern Valarie McLain Jamie Mendola David Michaelis Sylvia Morales Meredith Moss Jaclyn Moyer Andrew Mulligan

Steven Napier Daniel Neff New York Life Bryce & Jennifer Newell Gabriela Palmieri Ashley Parrish Adam & Michelle Paul Simon Pearce Luis Penalver Sona Peshtimaldjian Brendon Phalen Maryellen & Mark Phelan Rob Popovic Chad Quillopo Antonius Reutelingsperger Charity Robey Carmen & Carlos Rodriguez Mark & Jennifer Romanczuk Stuart & Stuart Rothstein The Roxanne and Henry Brandt Foundation Robert Ruckh Caitlin Santora Andres & Jessica Satizabal Kate Scanlon Erica Schwartz Harvey Shapiro Stephen Shepard & Lynn Povich Dean & Carren Shulman Carolyn Siden Gerty Simon Crystal Smith Marla Stewart David Stiepleman & Carey Lifschultz Todd van Stolk-Riley Mickey Strasser Janice Sugerman Kathryn Sweeney David Swope Geoffrey Symonds Marjorie Tiven Gordon Toggweiler Truist Ken Turnbull & Leslie Spiegel Vernon Turner Michael Urschel Scott Walters Roger Weisberg & Karen Freedman Steven Weissman Bob & Cheryl Welch Gretchen Werwaiss Daniel & Rebecca Wolf Gregg Wolpert Christopher & Helen Wray Arthur & Melanie Wrubel

$100–$499

Laura Abrams ACA Contracting Inc. Tom Ahern Akerman LLP

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FY2017 SUPPORTERS Clayton Albers Katherine Alberti M. Alexander & Lee Koch Michael Amo William Anderson Anonymous Alan & Judith Appelbaum Lynn Appelbaum Paul Ardire Austin & Co. Gabor & Sarah Balassa Steven Ball Greg Ballard Molly Baltimore Bank of America Matching Gifts Foundation Riddhi Barman John Barrett Michael Bassik Doug & Alison Bauer Matthew & Ashley Baughman Charles Baxter Martine Beamon Christopher Behr Bob Beinish Jonathan & Sage Belber Stephen & Rosa Bellwood Amanda Benchley Kathleen Benedict Robert Bennett Matt Berdoff Bruce & Nancy Berlin Susan Bernardo Alan Bilzerian Jose Blanco Greg Blank Aaron Block Joshua Block Emma Bloomberg Chris Bole Christopher Bolman Neil Botwinoff Elizabeth Bousquette Christopher Bradford Patty Brandt Tom Brasuell Jessica Brenner Scott Brenner Joshua Brodie John Brody Laura & Stafford Broumand Jeffrey Bucholtz Stanley Buelt Lori Byer Kenneth Callahan John Calve Anthony & Lauri Cammarata Caroline Capute Gianna Dell Carpini Tania Catus Nadia Chait

Pamela Chait Sasha Chait Tiffany Chan Tania Chebli Martha Child JoMart Chocolates Constance Christensen Christine Chun Noelle Clarke Nathan & Catherine Clukey Peter Colavito William Colavito Commonwealth Fund Inc. Casey & Jared Cooper Jill Cornell Aimee Crawford Zachary Crump Phil Cunningham David & Sarah Daneker Heather Darlington Alliance Data Gregory & Audrey David Elizabeth A Davis Roland Davis Tate Davis Mark De Luca Joseph DeFina Mark Deitch & Diane Rosenthal Jennifer Deweese Eunice & Steve Diamond Howell DiCocco Brian Dienes Annette DiRe Brandon Dittamo Janet & Jeffrey Doran Charles & Anna Doria Matthew Dowd Jack & Elise Dunn Caitlin Early Nathan Earnest Everett Ehrlich Joshua Endler Charles Engel Karen Epstein Darren Eskow Kyle Espenshade Alexandra Fabrikant Charles & Sara Jane Fabrikant Laura Faino Ryan Fazio Donald Fehr Jonathan Fein Brett Feldman Megan Feldman Tovah Feldshuh Ivy Feuer Fernando Figueiredo Aria Finger Amy & Roberto Finzi Julia Fisher Tavia Fisher-Watson Kathryn Fitzsimmons Jonathan Fitzsimons

Michael Fitzsimons Brian Fleishhacker Nicolo Foscari Michael Fox Miriam Frankel Peter Frankel James Frederick Alexander Frei Steven Ganeless Michael Gannon Laurie Gelman Ethan Gerstein K & J Giannamore David Gibson Christine Gignac Tyler Gildan Arthur Gilman Mackenzie Goepel Ryan Gold Wendy Goldman & Marcus Rediker Steven Goldstein Andrey Golovicher Gregory Gordon Alexander Gorokhovskiy Arush Goyal Susan Grace Christie Graham Jessica Graham Alexandra Gray Rick Greenberg Ilka Gregory Jason Gregory David Griffin Madeleine & Jonathan Grobler Jeffrey Grosz Gerard Gruner Colette Gruppuso William Gumina John Hacking Sarah Haga & Damon Strub Rebecca Haile Eskandar D Hakim Jacquelyn Hamilton Bruce & Patricia Hammer Steven Hancock Martha Harding Jackie Harr Walter & Gail Harris John & Sharon Hays Christopher Heinrich Jill Hemphill Althea Hennedige Ruben Henriquez Ron Hertz Nicky Heryet Theodore Hester Jodi Hochberger Bryan Hodges Ronald Hoffman Aisha Hope Alison Horvath Janice & David House Paul Howard

This list reflects generous support received between July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.

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Continued Peter Hoy Hung Family Charitable Fund Bradley & Jennifer Hunter Jeffrey & Susan Hunter IBM Employee Services Center Jill & Tomer Inbar Charles Ingersoll Paul Jackaman David James Kate Janich Jim Janover & Marcy Sandler Mark & Tracy Jensen Steven Joachim Christianne Johnson P.J. Johnson Guy Johnstone Jason Jones Stephen Jones & Sara Dougherty-Jones Arcelio Josiah Martin Kalish Mariam Kamshad Jennifer Kane Yolanda Kanes-Esposito David Kapell Peter Kaplan Matthew Kastner Alexander Katz Dina Kaufman John Keegan Michael Kempner Stephen Keyes Jessica Kisling Joel Klarreich Jeffrey Klein Matt Klein Anna Koffler Joel Konigsberg Tara Koppel Deana Korby Ken Krasner Holly Kroft Steven Kron Paul Kronish Sarah Kuhne Sachin Kulkami Sergio Lagunes Patrick Lamparello Andrew Lance Madelyn Lando Jennifer Langell Stephen Lanza Eddie Lanzetta Christina Lawrence Seth Lax Jody Leavitt Nancy Leavitt James Lee Sooji Lee Michael Leed David Leight Janet Levine Jonathan Levine

Elizabeth Levison Milton Lewis Holly Lindvall Jesse Link Joseph Link Brian Lloyd Alison Locker Omar Lopez Nicholas Lubsen Michael Ludwig & Jean Harris Adam Lupion Clay Macfarlane Sarah MacLeod Macquarie Holdings Inc. Heidi Maddeloni Behrad Mahdi Wendy Mahmouzian Tim Maloy Timothy Margraf Christopher & Jennifer Marinak Stephen Marino Kaitlyn Marshall Andrew & Bethany Martin Esperanza Martinez Rovic Martinez Sally Mason Marisa Matays Kevin Matthew & Christen Bett Dinan Danie & Rich McHugh Donald McKeown Leslie McKinley Mark McLain Ralph Medici Lark-marie Menchini Robert Menendez Amay Merchant Randi Michel Gregg Miller Jim Millstein Ellen & David Mitchell Jennifer Mitchell Jeffrey W Mittleman James Modula Robert Molloy Michael Mongulla Kent Morgan Eric Mulkowsky Clark Munnell Mary Muratore Jen Murphy Alexandra Murray Ronald Myers Karen & Andrew Naber Karen Nachbar Robert Nagler Katie Nelson Desiree Nelson-Gayle Natalie Newman Genny Ngai Ann Nguyen Trang Nguyen Sandra Nudelman Alan & Jen Numsuwan

Caroline & Simon Oddy Benjamin Oliva Sam Oliver Jonathan Ong Spencer Orkus James & Elizabeth Orr Robert Orr Melissa OShea Valerie Paley Roxanne Palin Nick Pappas Kathryn Parla Michael Parla Jamie Parrot Yagnesh & Deepti Patel Salvatore Paxia Lee Perlman Muriel Peters Kathleen Petrucci Jason Phillips Phillips Green Foundation Luke Pierce Jonathan Pike Jeffrey S. Pinsker Caleb Pitters Kenneth & Marilyn Platzer Dwight & Kirsten Poler Barbara Pollack Evelyn Pollack Suzan Polzine Allyne Price Christine Pride David Prince David Prouty James Prusky Chris & Esther Pullman Maurice Rabbenou Natalia Ramirez Jennifer Ratner Natalie Ravitz Uzma Rawn Sarah Raymond Deanna Reynolds Stephen & Jennifer Saul Rich Dan Richer David Ridley Joseph Ritchie Ben Robbins Karen Robbins Liz Robbins Brian Roberts H Robson Donna Rochford Stephen Rogers Matthew Romanczuk Vince Rosdahl Fredric Rosenberg John Rosenthal Rotavele Elevator Inc. Chance Rueger Karina Saltman Carol & Edwin Samberg


Adam and Caren Fisher, DREAM Supporters

#WHYI

GIVE We give to DREAM

because you see results.

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DREAM kids get amazing opportunities to succeed, making their way from elementary school all the way through college. They are surrounded by awesome

people who support and believe in them, and we want to be a part of that team. And, we give because of the big smiles on every kid we meet. What could be better than that?

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FY2017 SUPPORTERS The Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Charitable Trust Arthur Samuels Daniel Sanchez Irene & Eric Sanders Alicia Sands Brian Sandstrom Frank Scandariato Gina Scarpa Jodi Scheurenbrand Carl Schlichting Katie Schmidt Jason Schneiderman Adam & Jennifer Schuster Susan Schwartz Maria Scibelli Andrea Scott Brett Seawell David Seeherman Daniel Segraves Marci Settle David Shapiro Neal Shapiro & Juju Chang Mark & Linda Shearman Will Sheehan Hillary B. Sherman Leslie Shribman Michael Simon Alexander Simpson Alexandra Simpson Zachary Slack SLCE Architects LLP Jonathan & Cornelia Small Amazon Smile Gordon Smith Harry Smith Sobel Family Foundation Jenny Sobelman Robert Solis Cindy Sollecito Seth Solomonow Amy Sonnenborn Laurence Sorkin Jennifer Spinelli Pamela Sprayregen Felice St. John Scott Stackman Michael Stecher Katja Steckenborn Alexander Stegall Kerry Steib Arthur & Ninette Steinberg Justin Stepnowski Richard Stern Ashley Stewart Paul Stowell Paul A. & Jacqueline R. Straus Baehyun Sung David Sussman Siddharth Swarup

Dave Swift David Szuchman Steven Tessler John Teuber Elizabeth Thompson Jeremy Thompson John Thomson Ann Thorkelson Brian Tijan Annie Tirschwell Eric Tirschwell Patricia Titley Robert Tufo Edward Vietor Erin & Greg Volkmar Marc Vorgna Christina Van Wagenen Eleanor Walsh The Walt Disney Company Foundation Minhong Wang Anne Warde Paul Webster Jennifer Weidenbaum Clare Weigman Suzanne Welling Joseph Wenzel Joseph Weyandt Caroline White-Cooper White Plains Bennyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Pizzeria Inc Lindsey Whitton William Vitacco Associates Jonathan Williams Krista Williams Katherine Wilson David Winfield Mark Wiseman Adam Wohlman Rachel Wolf Ian Wolkoff Janet Wong George P Wood Stuart & Kimberly Woody Brandon Yasgur Jessica Yoon Matthew Zacaroli Jacob Zachs Zog Sports, LLC Jessica Zoob Linda Zukauckas

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Eric Abrecht Lauren Aguiar Giana Aguirre James Ahern Tim AhSing Lulu Alaqili Clarisa Alayeto Kristaps Aldins Sarah Alexander Allstate Kathleen Anderson

David S. Andrews Stephen Anen Tina Arbes Lynne Ashenfelter Nicholas Asrafali Ashlee Austin Susan Baer Henessys Baez Andrew Baptiste Ann Barrett Jacqueline Bartolomeo Lily Becker Kim Beers Kristen Begley Jacqueline Begnoche Ritha Belizaire Doris Belovin Alan Benjamin Michelle Bennett Bernie Bernstein Kim & Barry Bialiy Anthony Biancosino James Blake Seth Bloom Sharon Blume Andrew Blumenthal Anthony Bonadio Dan Bova Ethan Braddock Patricia Brady Joan Bragar John Bragg John Bransfield Bravo Bryan Brennan Claire Brezel Bright Funds Foundation Mark Brittain Kara Brockett William Brown The Brunswicks Richard Busby Marissa Bych Jason Byer Colleen Byrne Patrick Byrnes Peter Callahan Sarai Canario William Carinci Adrianna Carlesimo William Carpenter Debra Carrion Christine Casale Marjorie Cass Patrick Cassidy Jessica Caswell Justin Catanoso Ravali Ceyyur Jasmine Chappell Andrea Charles Lisa Chase Robert W Chen Jungmin Choi Chris Cirkus

This list reflects generous support received between July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.

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Continued Cyrillene Clark Laura Clark & Mark Sirota Caroline Clarke Howard Clarke Mitchell Clayton & Arthur Pedersen Laura Clevenger Dena Cohen Diane Collier Charles Collins Jack Conboy Patrick Considine Christopher Cook Karen Courtheoux Allegra Crespi Felicia Crump Elijah Dailey Casey Daly Taylor Dam Sarah Damaskos Anthony Dauria Eva De Luca Jaclyn DeGiorgio Ariel Deitch Mark Delaney Jen Denninger Carlo A Desantis Richard Diaz Mike DiMarcello Julian DiMelis Elise Dohrmann Bryan & Aiden Dooley Holley Drakeford Greg Dreyfuss Richard & Joan Druckman Danika Druttman David Dunipace Judy Durkin Paul Enright Winifred Evans Valerie A Fabbro Jennifer Falk Omar Fayez Julia Febiger Steve Fehr Dan Feinberg Irwin & Martha Feinstein Sarah Ferguson Marielena Fernandez Kelly Ferraro Krista Figari Andrea Finan Charles Finch Karen Fine Carly Flapper Michael Flynn Emmanuel Fordjour James Fox Neil Francisco Helen Free Jim Fulton Robert Gastel Alan Germain Andrea Gildea

Angela Gill Karin Giuliano Michele Giuliano Adam Gleichenhaus Amy-Louise Goldberg Jack Golden David Goldman Leonard Goldman Yoav Gonen William Gonzales Benjamin Gonzalez Iris Goodgold Heather Gordon Max Goupit John Graham Pasquale Granieri Chris Grecco Ethan Greenberg Kenneth Greenberg Katherine Grube Robert Guerra John Gugliuzza Garrett Guillen Daniel Hantman Christopher Harrison Michael Hart Daniel Hatem Nicole Hayashi Lauren Hedvat Thomas Henk Adam Hermida Luis Hernandez Kathryn Herrington Megan Hildebrandt Tanner Himmelman Brenda Hiskey Olive Ho Darren Holmes Kenneth Hornstein David Houlihan Shirley Hudders Diana Huet David Hultz Bryan Hunkele Hadi Husain Bogdan Ianev Chris Ignaciuk Omaling & Dan Ionescu Carmen Isaac Craig Iscoe & Rosemary Hart Roy Jacob Rosy Jerez Brooke Jones Lisa Jones Andrea Josiah Just Give.org Christine Kam-Lynch Steven Kaplan Gregory Karcich Joseph Karwosky Joel Kaufman Sara Kaufman Abaigeal Kelley

Kevin & Stephanie Kelly Shonna Keogan Jennifer Khan Ashley Kile Hannah & Sung Kim Bonnie Kirschenbaum Andrew Kirwin Hilary Kliros Lori Koffman Jeffrey Kott Jennifer Krumper Jennifer Kwock David Kwon Elana Laing David LaMore Nate Lander Lucinda Lang Lebasi Lashley Shawn Lavelle Laura Lebow Frederic LeCao Dave Lerner Jeffrey Lessard Anita Lewis Frank & Patricia Lifrieri James Lippert Jessica Lippman Alicia Lorenzen Daniel Louis Mary Lovejoy Greg Lucas Emmy Ludwig Rebecca Luongo Sabrina Lupero-Reichert Lyndsay Malcomb Sheldon Mann Melissa Martin Kimiko Masuda Benjamin D. Mathis-Lilley Susan May Amy Mayurnik Carly McBride Michele McCaffrey Allison McCarthy Maggie McCarthy Michael McCurrie Sheila McDaniel Michael McDermott Patrick McEvoy Allison & J.J. McGowan Regina Mcguire Sarah McLaughlin Karina McNish Courtney Meehan Ronald Meise Elizabeth Metcalf Ed Metzendorf Jason Mickel Jenna Mikes Stuart Miller Stephanie Minkove


Sherie & Shary Moalemzadeh Nancy Moneyhun J.B. Moore Michael Moore Raymond Morasse Sandra Mitchell Morris & Junior Morris Christina Munson Caitlin Murphy Stanley Nass Eric Naugle Daniel Negron Matt Nesser Alison Normand Janice Northia Michael Novick Matthew Nussbaum Andrew Olsen Justine & Charlie Olsen Karen Orchanian Courtney Orr Ernest Ovalles Ian & Laura Overton Adam Oxman Manuel Paredes Eshani Parikh Brenda Parker Emily Parkey Thomas Pasquali Bill Patterson Albert Pero Alexandra Perron Melissa Persaud Steven Pertuz Wai Phyo Richard Pikowski Jamie Platzer Malia Poai Matthew Poreba Diana Porges Jeanmarie Potvin Jereme Potvin Daniel Powell Patrick Powers Brandon Press Evan Prizer Taylor Pulling Amy Ragsdale Shamima Rahman Eleanor Reilly Wendy Reiss Margaux Richman Jeffrey Rickey Timothy Riker Ashley Rivera Christina Rivera Rebecca Rivera Miran Robarts Jacqueline Roberts Andrea Robinson-Blake Nicole Romero Justin Rowley David Rubenstein Erica Ruder

Carlos Ruiz Katrina Ruiz Theodora Saal Maurie Sacks Mathew Santoyo Andrew Saunders John Scarnavack Erika Schanke Vicky Schattner Caroline Seergy Virginia Seitz Allison Sherman Martin & Susan Sherwin Randi Siegal Jalna Silverstein Justin Sims Ben-Zion Smilchensky Seth Snider Karen Snow Elizabeth Solamanian Gary Solomon Albert Son Holly Sorensen Idalia Soto Calvin Souder Josh Stamberg Julie Staudenmier Judith Stecher Mark Stein Chase Steinberg Joseph Step Jennifer Stratis Elena Strauss Patrick A Sturgeon Lucinda Sussman Karen Talamo Lindsay Taylor Marie Ternes Brittany Thompson Jamael Thompson John Tiebout Sarah Tombaugh April Tonin Lee Trotman Alissa Valiante Ann Vanwagenen Milagros Villalobos Julie Volk Renee Wagenberg Jeffrey Walden Audrey Walker Margaret Walkup Carla Van De Walle Sally Watkins Richard Weintraub Richard Matthew Welch III Mindy Werner Steve Wesemann Christine Wicks Jenny E Wikoff Lawrence Williams Reginald Williams Ryan Williams Tiffany Williams

Matt Wittman Melissa Wong Pooi Kuan Wong Karon Woodcock Karen Worrell Emmerson Yaxte Raymond Ye Daniel Yemets Kyle Young Jeffrey Younger Michael Youssef Natalia Yulfo Leighton Zema Sheila Zinder Michael Zinman Laura & Matt Zito Peter Zweibel

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205 Club 305 Fitness 5 Napkin Burger Aida Bicaj Alecia Bakery Amali Restaurant American Museum of Natural History Anomaly Antica Farmacista Aqua Studio Aramark Ark Restaurant Arthur Murray Dance Studio Astor Center NYC Atlanta Braves AV Workshop Baby’s All Right Barre Tribeca Barry’s Bootcamp The Bad Habit Sport Fishing Charter Matthew Bates BDA, Inc. Beauty & Essex BellaVita Fitness & Wellness Benchmarc The Benjamin Hotel Allison & David Blitzer Book of the Month Boqueria UES Brendan Boylan Brooklyn Brewery Robert Burns Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Califia Farms Claudia Caplan Chef Robert Irvine Tania Chebli Chelsea Piers Chevrolet Cipriani City Row City Winery The Cliffs at LIC Climbing + Fitness

Coach Inc Cocktail Courier Lisa Pevaroff-Cohn & Gary Cohn Community Food and Juice Core PIlates NYC Corepower Yoga Creative Games Crunch Gym Cushman and Wakefield Del Posto Delta Air Lines Dick’s Sporting Goods DK Publishing Donnelley Financial Solutions drybar East End Row Eddie Plishti Equinox ESPN EVF Crossfit Colombus Circle Eye4Style NYC Eyelash Fairies Fanatics, Inc. Fancy.com Fastbreak Kids Fat Witch Bakery Michael Fife Fig & Olive Find your Trainer Adam & Caren Fisher Fitz Fly Wheel Julia Fought Frankel Green Theaterical Management Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Glossy Box Goldman Sachs & Co Good Morning America Gramercy Tavern GrandKids Graze Great Seats, Ltd. Michael & Terry Groll Jack Harrison Hello Fresh Hippeas James Beard House John Allan’s JoMart Chocolates Jones Knowles Ritchie Joy Bauer Justin’s Kimara Ahnert Make Up Studio Kohana Coffee KPMG Vilas & Allie Kuchinad L’Artusi

Laicale Landmarc Restaurant Lash Decor Late July The League of Kitchens Le Bernardin The LeFrak Center at Lakeside Levain LockBoxTailgate Lucky Strike Manhattan Lyons Den Power Yoga Magic Activity Center Magnolia Bakery Maialino Major League Baseball Major League Baseball Players Association Maple Stephen Marino McKay Williamson The McKittrick Hotel MDC Partners Meridian Prime Roberto & Allison Mignone Mile High Run Club MLBPA MM.LaFleur Alexandra & Greg Mondre Morgan Stanley Moving Strength Mugi Studio Murray’s Cheese Muse Paint Bar National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum New York City Football Club New York Mets The New York Yankees North Fork Table & Inn NYY Steak One Night OnePiece Pack Up & Go The Paint Place Paul Jeffries, NYCFC Physique 57 Pioneer Works The Playroom NYC Pon De Flo Guy & Mehren Potvin Karen Pritzker Pure Barre Pure Yoga Putnam & Vine Quality Branded Rachael Ray Rachael Ray Show Red Rooster

Remy Cointreau USA Rent the Runway Ripped Fitness Roger Smith Hotel Roni Sue Chocolate Shoppe The Rosh Family Esther de Rothschild Rouge NYC Row House Rumble Boxing RZPL Saint Andrews Golf Club Sam & Maddy Makeup Jeff & Debbie Samberg SB Projects Kate Scanlon Senreve Shadow Boxing Robert & Elizabeth Sheehan Shinn Estate Vineyard and Farmhouse Simply Sports SLT The Sobotka Family Soul Cycle Sprinkles Spruce & Pond The Stephen Colbert Show STOMP Studio Twenty-Three Hundred SWB RailRiders Anthony Sweeney Sweetist Swerve Fitness Switch Playground Tache Artisan Chocolate TAO Group Team Scotti Mark & Leigh Teixeira Tone House Topps UGG Australia Under Armour Union Square Cafe Union Square Hospitality Group UPS Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel Vineyard Vines Visual Comet Willow & Wine The Wright Fit Yoga 216 Yoga Spark Youth Corrider Ben Zachs Zico

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OUR GRADUATES CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 2017

Mergim Ahmetaj

Brandon Falcon

Jamile Ocampo

Rigo Tapia

Antonio Alvarez

Anthony Gueits

Gabby Ollivierre

Luis Tejada

Scarlett Alvarez

Gloria Laureano

Jason Paulino

Tatianna Tolosa

Sydney Berrio

Stephanie Martinez

Katherine Perez

Aliana Torres

Abigail Castillo

Steven Martinez

Cinthia Rosario

Andrew Watson

Andrew Mendez

Issac Sally

Kimberly Williams

Nancy Mendez

Brian Santiago

Nastasia Mendez

Joy Sebastian

Gerick Nuesi

Marlon Silva

SUNY Broome CUNY BMCC

CUNY City College CUNY John Jay

University of Southern California

Darines De Jesus SUNY Oswego

Albhanya De La Cruz SUNY Potsdam

Danny De La Cruz College of Saint Rose

Joan Delson CUNY Hunter

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SUNY Old Westbury CUNY City Tech SUNY Potsdam

SUNY Jefferson

SUNY Binghamton

St. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s University SUNY Potsdam SUNY Fredonia CUNY BCC

Ithaca College

SUNY Plattsburgh CUNY John Jay

SUNY Plattsburgh CUNY Lehman CUNY BMCC

LIU Brooklyn SUNY Delhi

CUNY Lehman

Monroe College SUNY Cortland Gettysburg College SUNY FIT

SUNY Jefferson Ithaca College


Awards Conferred Front Line Heroes Award, Emily Parkey, Director of Family, Community, and Government Affairs New York City Excellence in School Wellness Award, 2016â&#x20AC;&#x201C;2017 School Year, DREAM Charter School PASEsetter Award, Matthew Gonzalez, College Access Coordinator Management Team Richard A. Berlin

Marjorie Gardner

Jeremy Abarno

Sebnem Giorgio

Executive Director

Chief Talent Officer

Eve Colavito

Chief of Schools

Felicia Crump

Middle School Principal

Emily Parkey

Director of Family, Community, and Government Affairs

Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

Karina Saltman

Megan Hodges

Jennifer Weidenbaum-Benstraum

Chief Development Officer

Chief Program Officer Director of Program Excellence

Chief of Staff

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DREAM BOARD OF DIRECTORS Chair

Ashish B. Doshi

Soroban Capital Partners

Chris Leonard

Betsy Plevan

Mark Teixeira

The Blackstone Group Vice-Chair

Dr. Joan Fallon

Rob Manfred

Kenneth Rosh

Don Truesdale

Blue Ridge Capital

David Flannery

Kirk McKeown

Jeff Samberg

Gregg Walker

Stuart A. Fraser

Alden Millard

Robert Sheehan

Diana Weiss

Maria Guadalupe-Sharp*

Colbert Narcisse

David Sobotka

Executive Director

Michele Joerg Robert (Bobby) Le Blanc

Kristin Olson

Jamie B.W. Stecher

Vik Sawhney

Peter Daneker Karim Assef Bank of America Merrill Lynch

David S. Blitzer The Blackstone Group

David Cohen New York Mets

Jason DeLand Anomaly

Curemark

GSO Capital Partners Cantor Fitzgerald Bloomberg

Barclays

Major League Baseball Point72 Asset Management Simpson Thacher & Bartlett Morgan Stanley

Goldman Sachs & Co.

ONEX

Proskauer Rose Fried Frank

Acadia Woods Partners Skadden

Capula Investment Management

Tex & Company Ardea Partners

G.A. Walker, LLC PwC

Richard A. Berlin

Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt

*DREAM Alumnus

Chief of Schools

DREAM CHARTER SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES Chair

Richard A. Berlin

Jonathan Gyurko ACUE

David Kirsch

Mudrick Capital Management

Brad Visokey

DREAM

Ashish B. Doshi

Michele Joerg

Jonathan E. Schmerin

Claudia Zeldin

Keith Hernandez

Bob Kerrey

Allen and Company

Sharon Robinson

SNY

Jeff Idelson

Roberto Mignone

Steve Salem

Omar Minaya

John Scotti

Soroban Capital Partners

The Georgetown Company

Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers LLC

Eve Colavito

Growth for Good

HOME RUN LEADERSHIP COUNCIL Chair

Mark Teixeira Tex & Company

Bill Bartholomay

Tony Clark

Major League Baseball Players Association

Robert Costas

Bridger Capital Partners

Michael Buckley

MLB TV/NBC

National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Gail Grimmett

Chair Emeritus

New York Mets

Ken Burns

Travel Leaders Group

Willis Group Holdings New Frontier Foods Florentine Films

Daniel M. Healy

Marc Jaffe

Major League Baseball Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Team Scotti

Children’s Learning Centers

Charlie Butler

University of Oregon

ALL-STAR COMMITTEE Justin Arasin

Brian Dienes

Vilas Kuchinad

Bryce Newell

Stephen Swindal, Jr.

Stephen Bellwood

Michael Fife

Matthew De Luca

Alan Numsuwan

Brett Tanzman

Jim Bena

Adam Fisher

Jake Lipton

Nkrumah Pierre

Daquan Love*

Marc Pillemer

Matthew Luongo

Guy Potvin

Nazar Massouh

Mark Romanczuk

Barbara Morgan

Bridget Scotti

Alkeon Capital Management Cushman & Wakefield UPS

Matt Berdoff

Hudson Structured Capital Management

Brendan Boylan Hawk Investors

Meghan Bracken KPMG

Tania Chebli

KPMG

Ladder Capital

Nicole Foster Amazon

Tom Fraser

Cantor Fitzgerald

Paul Gabriel

Morgan Stanley

Patrick Garrison

The Walt Disney Company

PwC

Ethan Gerstein

Daniel Cohen

Robbie Glasser

Octagon

Oath

Rosanna Delia

David Kelley

Ernst & Young

Pressprich & Co.

Deutsche Bank

Cushman & Wakefield Stroz Friedberg LLC Microsoft

CLS Bank International Orion Energy Partners Apex Strategies

Michael Moutenot

MasterCard Worldwide

Bill Murphy

Hinshaw & Culbertson FTI Consulting EisnerAmper

The Blackstone Group Teneo Strategy Goldman Sachs & Co. Hiscox Apple

Emily Stecher

Goldman Sachs & Co.

New York Yankees

Wilf Law Firm, LLP Garden Homes

Nicholas Thorne Basno Inc.

Brad Visokey

Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers

Brad Welch

Papamarkou Wellner Asset Management

Joseph Wladyka

Goldman Sachs & Co.

*DREAM Alumnus

GraniteRidge

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