Case Studies

  • Andrew
    Andrew
    “My Own Story”
    Alum, Washington, D.C.
  • August Martin
    August Martin
    “Operation Skittles”
    High School, New York City
  • Charles
    Charles
    “Poetry Forever”
    Alum, New York, NY
  • Colasia
    Colasia
    “Got Beauty”
    Alum, New Haven, CT
  • Craig
    Craig
    “The Lucas Project”
    Alum, Detroit
  • DeAngelo and Ren
    DeAngelo and Ren
    “Flutter”
    Alums, New York, NY and Detroit, MI
  • Edwin
    Edwin
    “Middle School Listening Tour”
    Alum, New York, NY
  • Gearramia
    Gearramia
    “FlyDay Friday”
    Alum, Detroit, MI
  • Justice
    Justice
    “DiFaisean”
    Alum, New York, NY
  • Lena
    Lena
    “The Dream Bus”
    Alum, New York, NY
  • Mariely
    Mariely
    “The Perfect Revolution”
    Alum, New York, NY
  • Mike And Gerald
    Mike And Gerald
    “NextUp Tour”
    Alumni, New Haven, CT
  • Qua
    Qua
    “Kick Fly”
    Alum, Newark, NJ
  • Tim
    Tim
    “STOKED”
    Alum, New York, NY

Videos

  • Hadiyah

    Inspired by her late mother, Hadiyah has created a space in her San Francisco high school for young people to openly talk about the problems they are facing today—specifically those rooted in race, culture, and identity.

  • The Roses of Roosevelt

    Young people are full of power. Inspired by Tupac Shakur’s poem, “The Rose That Grew From Concrete,” D.C. student, Dyonnia, and Dream Director, Jess Valoris, explore ways to empower their community.

  • Student Voices: The Future of School

    Adults have been arguing for decades about how to turn schools into places where young people can thrive. But what if we just asked the students?

  • Emauni

    Through her poetry, Emauni shows the people around her that the best way to navigate obstacles in the world outside is to never give up on what's within.

  • The Art & Science of Dream Directing

    Dream Directors describe the different techniques they use when challenging young people to turn their ideas into action.

  • Bryce

    Meet Bryce. He is a 15-year-old sophomore at New Haven Academy who is launching a project to inspire his community through dance.

  • Vision 2020 Detroit

    Students in Detroit reflect on their first year with The Future Project and their power to change their city.

  • Aha Moments

    Young people recall their aha moments—the moments when they discovered just how to turn their dreams into reality.

  • EMPIRE

    As San Francisco changes rapidly, its young people tell us why they feel the city will always belong to them.

  • Joyce's First Day

    Dream Director Joyce Gendler takes us through her Dream Team's takeover of the first day of school at Richard R. Green High School in New York City.

  • It Begins

    The first day of school should be full of inspiration and possibility. Dream Directors across the country show us what it's like to start the school year off with The Future Project.

  • Lab School: Setting a New Standard

    A Dream Team in New York City redefines their school's culture and purpose.

  • A School Rediscovered

    Students lead their school in DC as it rediscovers its identity and sense of possibility.

  • Brick City to Dream City

    Watch as a school begins to turn one tough city into a city of dreams.

Press

  • When a talented, transformative principal leaves, can a school sustain success?
    When a talented, transformative principal leaves, can a school sustain success?
  • How Two Young Social Entrepreneurs Are Trying To Close The Inspiration Gap In Schools
    How Two Young Social Entrepreneurs Are Trying To Close The Inspiration Gap In Schools
  • McCourt Global Makes Transformative $10m Investment in The Future Project
    McCourt Global Makes Transformative $10m Investment in The Future Project
  • Q&A: Frank E. Brady & The Future Project
    Q&A: Frank E. Brady & The Future Project
  • How Dream Coordinators at Schools Help Students Reach Goals
    How Dream Coordinators at Schools Help Students Reach Goals
  • Alicia Keys Asks: Why Are We Here?
    Alicia Keys Asks: Why Are We Here?
  • New Haven’s High School In The Community Hosts Arts Workshops
    New Haven’s High School In The Community Hosts Arts Workshops
  • The Future Project - Helping students change the world with their wildest dreams
    The Future Project - Helping students change the world with their wildest dreams
  • Encouraging Students to Imagine the Impossible
    Encouraging Students to Imagine the Impossible
  • Andrew Mangino: Bestirring a Movement, Ben Franklin-Style
    Andrew Mangino: Bestirring a Movement, Ben Franklin-Style
  • High-Powered Cast Gets Behind “Dream City”
    High-Powered Cast Gets Behind “Dream City”
  • Having A Dream, And A Dream Director, In High School
    Having A Dream, And A Dream Director, In High School
  • New Haven Academy student works to fight sex trafficking
    New Haven Academy student works to fight sex trafficking
  • How Two Young Dreamers (And Their Supporters) Are Changing American Education
    How Two Young Dreamers (And Their Supporters) Are Changing American Education
  • Igniting Kids’ Passion To Save Our Failing Schools
    Igniting Kids’ Passion To Save Our Failing Schools
  • Edwards pushes Wilson High to higher goals
    Edwards pushes Wilson High to higher goals
  • “Give Peace A Chance & Just Dance”
    “Give Peace A Chance & Just Dance”
  • 30 Under 30
    30 Under 30
  • Introducing Dream Teams
    Introducing Dream Teams
  • A “Future Revolution” Hits New Haven
    A “Future Revolution” Hits New Haven
  • New Haven students show how they can make a better future
    New Haven students show how they can make a better future

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