I HAVE A DREAM
“I Have a Dream” event provides a space for youth in grades 3-12 together to visualize their goals for the year and how they impact their communities in the future. Traditionally, this event takes place near Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The event features a motivational speaker, group facilitators, and an activity to encourage youth to explore their dreams and plans.
For a Real Change, Inc. presents Paint HerStory in celebration of Women’s History Month in partnership with Light of Chance, Inc. The event highlights women trailblazers and provides tools for youth to use art as a form of expression. In 2021 and 2022, this event featured renowned artist Alice Gatewood Waddell.
YOUNG MEN LEADING IN – LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
The Young Men Leading In… leadership conference creates a space for young men to explore lessons on leadership from male community leaders. The conference sets out to expand the participant’s thinking of leadership going into a new academic year by learning about and discussing leadership qualities within the context of leading in groups (with friends, peers, and teammates), leading in difficult situations, and leading in the home. Young Men Leading In… is powered by For a Real Change, Inc. in partnership with Boys to Men Leadership Group KY and Light of Chance, Inc.