The Author Of Your life

Do you remember what it was like to be an eighth grader? Regardless of what type of student you were back then (obedient or distracted) one cannot deny what a crazy ride middle school can be. Between the cliques, peer pressure, expectations; there is just so much to deal with.  This past week Dream Big […]

A Fundamental Rethink of the U.S. School System Today

  We are in the 21st century and more young people are getting access to information that was not available prior to the World Wide Web. Some may not be good, nor factual, but there is an incredible amount of information that the general public, especially young people, now have access to at their fingertips. […]

The Power of Young Minds

One of our goals for this year is to engage with as many young minds as possible. During the month of January, Miguel visited Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in Paramount, CA. Dream Big Project was able to reach eighty fourth graders with a message about the importance of positivity and ambition to reach their dreams […]

A Christmas Away From Home

HO! HO! HO! Santa arrived at Rancho Los Amigos this past Thursday to deliver toys and goodies donated by our wonderful supporters. The second annual holiday toy drive and giveaway was a success! DBP volunteers and Founder, Miguel Rivera spent time with the amazing staff at Rancho Los Amigos, current inpatients, and their families. The […]

A day with the forgotten of LA: My Experience

I had the opportunity to join Dream Big Project at their annual giveaway in Skid Row. Wow, what an experience! I had heard about Skid Row on different occasions but the related information did not prepare me for what Skid Row is really like. Upon arriving, you immediately see the large numbers of people living […]

Backpack Giveaway

  On July 30, Verizon located in Anaheim off of Euclid hosted an event to giveback to the community. This event involved free backpacks to every child accompanied by their parent(s). Prior to the date of the giveaway, Dream Big Project (DBP) along with LA Fitness (LAF) were invited to team up with Verizon in […]

Boys & Girls Club x Dream Big Project

The mission of the Boys and Girls Club of San Bernardino is to enable all young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. They offer a number of core programs that emphasize character and leadership development, education and career development, health and life skills, arts, and sports and recreation. This […]

Dream Big Project Meets Pushrim

This past December of 2015, during the holiday season, Dream Big Project (DBP) made a trip to Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center. Along with the help from many supporters of DBP, Miguel Rivera with other members of the foundation, made it possible to provide boxes of toys, blankets, and accessories to inpatients who had […]

Miguel Rivera Teaches Youth at F.D. Roosevelt to Dream Big

Not your average elementary school student gets to select a middle school to attend once the 5th grade is up. Miguel Rivera was one of those students. Graduating from Webster Elementary School,  located in West Long Beach, he had the option to attend one of a few middle schools outside of his home area. One […]