Disney Dreamers Academy

Black Men who Motivate: The Power of a Dream (DDA 2015)

Black men who motivate: The power of a dream March 19, 2015 Filed under EDUCATION, METRO  BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Steve Harvey is credited with improving college attendance, career prospects, personal development for more than 8,000 youth who have graduated from his Disney Dreamers Academy (DDA) since its 2007 launch. Partnering […]

“Dreamers Who Win” – Disney Dreamers Academy 2019

DREAMERS WHO WIN March 31, 2019 BY PENNY DICKERSON  A SELECTED GROUP OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS GOT A CHANCE TO BE ENERGIZED TO ACHIEVE THEIR DREAMS DURING A WEEKEND SYMPOSIUM AT WALT DISNEY WORLD. LAKE BUENA VISTA – The genesis of their dreams are humble: a coal miner’s son from Welch, W. Va., who slept in his […]

DDA 2019 – Miami millennials pursue medical careers

Where are the Disney Dreamers? some Top alums pursue medical careers Penny Dickerson Special to the Miami Times Apr 3, 2019 Mickey Mouse welcomes Jonathan Nabaka and Anthony Taylor from Miami, on Thursday, March 21, to Magic Kingdom during the 12th annual Disney Dreamers Academy.  Todd Anderson For the past 12 years, Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena […]

The Kinsey Collection: African-American family debuts cultural exhibit at Disney (DDA 2013)

A Whole New World: The Kinsey Collection By Penny Dickerson on March 20, 2013 If the art of sharing were worth its weight in gold, the amassed cultural treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey would easily personify Ft. Knox. The philanthropist couple have gathered 400 ‘authentic and rare art, artifacts, books, documents and manuscripts that tell […]