• The YMCA D.R.E.A.M. (Developing, Refining & Empowering All Minds) Afterschool School Program for 
    West Oakland Middle School.
     
    The YMCA D.R.E.A.M. Program for West Oakland Middle School works to ensure that youth are learning, 
    growing, and thriving during afterschool hours. With D.R.E.A.M., youth will have opportunities to develop 
    academic skillsets, engage in fun enrichments, make positive connections, and discover talents. 
    The YMCA D.R.E.A.M. program is a project based learning environment that allows youth to undergo the D.R.E. 
    process:
       Developing one’s academic capacity with an emphasis on practical learning 
       Refining academic skillsets and talents through use of social emotional learning 
       Empowering youth through youth lead projects.
     
    All-in-all, West Oakland Middle School Youth are invited to D.R.E.A.M. big as we engage in a journey with benefits 
    that are sure to last a lifetime.