2018: What a Year

December 10, 2018

2018 has been a transformational year for City of Dreams. We welcomed new Program Staff, Board Members, Volunteers, and most important, kids!  We had so much fun this year and we could not have accomplished […]

Despite our engagement of many at risk youth in our existing programs, we have been frustrated by a pattern of other youth in our community who struggle to stay enrolled in school and youth development […]

City of Dreams has partnered with Laughing Monk Brewery who will be sponsoring our Urban Agriculture Education work at the Oakdale Community Center and Farm, the Community Garden at Huli Huli Restaurant, and the Roots […]

Dreamer in the Spotlight

June 30, 2016

“I discovered City of Dreams two years ago while volunteering at the center with a different group and realized quickly I wanted to be more involved. The following week I signed up to be a […]

Ironworks rise and climb

April 21, 2016

We recently joined the Spinsters of San Francisco on a trip across the Bay to Berkeley’s Ironworks Gym to expose our youth to indoor rock climbing.  Rachel and Gabriela accompanied us and without their fantastic belay skills […]

Stating the new year off with an important topic: Violence Prevention. Our first workshop we introduced a new member to the City of Dreams team, Macio. He lead a insightful conversation about violence in our […]

City Of Dreams Year in Review

December 30, 2013

2013, A Wonderful Time of Year for City of Dreams Dear Friends, It’s that time of the year again when we reflect back on a great year of mentorship and youth development at City of […]

  The 2nd annual BFTK was a big success! Thanks for all of your support.

On April 14, 2012 mentors, mentees, staff, and supporters gathered to celebrate City of Dreams’ 8th anniversary at the Oakdale Community Center. Festivities included a buffet lunch, the unveiling of a new mural, and recognition of contributions […]

Marjari and Christine “Marjari has taken on my beloved Cal as her University of choice and has become a huge basketball fan. But I think I need to make sure she knows of other amazing […]

Keith and Jeremiah give their input on why the Day of Giving feels good.