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 […]

Florida’s “15 Teen” Disney Dreamers (DDA 2014)

    Dreams come true again March 27, 2014 Filed under EDUCATION, METRO   15 Florida teens in this year’s Dreamers Academy at Disney BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The seventh annual Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence Magazine was held March 6-9 at Walt Disney World Resort, but before the first […]

Where Dreams Come True (DDA 2013)

WHERE DREAMS COME TRUE March 14, 2013 Filed under METRO Posted by admin   Florida teens participate in Disney Dreamers Academy hosted by Steve Harvey, Essence Magazine BY PENNY DICKERSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER High school students converged upon the state last week for the sixth annual Disney Dreamers Academy sponsored by Walt Disney […]

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 […]