The School of Social Work’s DREAM (Developing
Relationships through Empowerment, Advocacy and Motivation) program
has evolved over the past two years into three programs that make a
difference in Buffalo residents’ lives.
Still going strong is the program’s collaboration in which
social work students volunteer with the community-based Girls
Sports Foundation, serving as mentors, tutors and positive role
models for young girls.
Students are also doing outreach at the Lutheran Church
Home. Bingo, card games, crafts and sing-a-longs are ways in
which they raise the spirits of residents.
This fall, the program will have a third manifestation at Vive
La Casa, working to help meet the needs of refugees who seek