When a community comes together for a cause

Dream Big Project’s 1st annual “Bowling for a Cause!” bowling tournament at Keystone Lanes was definitely an afternoon to remember. It was amazing to see so many smiles come together to have fun and raise money for underprivileged youth in the city of Norwalk and surrounding communities. In fact, Norwalk City Councilmember, Margarita L. Rios, […]

The Night Miguel Rivera’s Entire Life Changed

In this post, I am going to talk about the night my entire life changed and all that’s come with it. I will also talk about suicide, and why I am still on this planet. These are thoughts and stories that I’ve kept from friends and family. A portion of my story I have shared […]

How Encouragement Can Go A Long Way

Our founder, Miguel Rivera Jr., has had a passion for education since going to elementary school himself. In fact, it is because of his parents that he feels strongly about education to begin with. A quick fun fact about Miguel – throughout his primary education, his parents would continuously ask him if he wanted to attend […]

Miguel Rivera and Milal Mission Collaborate to Raise Awareness

The Americans with Disability Act (ADA) became law in 1990. The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public. The purpose of the law is to make […]

Miguel Uses Personal Tragedy To Educate Students Of Waite Middle School

“I only remember bits and pieces of that entire night,” Miguel shares with hundreds of students at Waite Middle School in Norwalk, California. Almost every presentation Miguel gives, he shares his personal tragedy in hope of preventing others from making the same mistakes he made; ultimately, to stress the importance of decision making. “I crashed […]

Team Work Makes The Dream Work

This year we are determined to go even BIGGER with our goals for the organization and with that comes a lot more planning, work, and fun! This past Fourth of July, we hosted a Phantom Firework Booth. This  booth was more than a fundraiser for Dream Big. It was the coming together of a vision […]

Annual Backpack Giveaway in Norwalk

  Last week, Dream Big Project partnered with Youth Hope Summit to provide backpacks filled with school supplies and brand new shoes to students at Dolland Elementary School in Norwalk, CA. With the support of members of the community and volunteers, Dream Big was able to provide to and inspire more than 100 children by speaking […]

Dream Big Project Visits San Diego State University

          Written by Jennifer Covarrubias, April 14, 2017 The Dream Big Project team headed to sunny San Diego on April 8th to attend a High School Conference hosted by the Hispanic Business Student Association. Founder, Miguel Rivera was invited to be the Keynote speaker of this event. The Hispanic Business Student […]