“I Have a Dream” Milwaukee is seeking mentors!                                  

Inspire the Dream is a national “I Have A Dream” Foundation initiative that promotes culturally-responsive mentoring and individualized guidance to help our Dreamer Scholars build academic, social-emotional, and self-advocacy skills. Inspire the Dream is community-centered, with a special focus on family engagement and anti-bullying strategies.

Mentoring is a life-changing experience for both mentors and mentees! It is easy and fun, with guaranteed rewards. At IHDF-Milwaukee, our goal is to pair all of our Dreamer Scholars with a trusted and amazing mentor. If that new mentor is you, please review our eligibility requirements and complete the form linked below.

Mentor Eligibility Requirements

Are you?

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Willing to adhere to all Inspire the Dream program policies and procedures
  • Able to make at least a one-year commitment to the program
  • Able to meet with your mentee twice monthly, and once monthly thereafter
  • Willing to communicate with your mentee weekly (in person, via phone, email, or Zoom, etc.)
  • Willing to complete the screening procedure including an online application, background check*, mentor trainings and mentee match
  • Willing to communicate on a monthly basis with IHDF-Milwaukee Program staff?*Mentors must never have been accused of, arrested for, charged or convicted of child abuse or molestation

Yes! I want to make a difference.