Our Team

"I Have A Dream" Foundation - Dallas has plans to expand! Interested in a rewarding career empowering Dallas-area youth to reach for their most ambitious dreams? Please send a resume and letter of interest to hr@ihaveadreamfoundation.org.

Dwayne Rivera

Mentor Coordinator

Dwayne Rivera is the Mentor Coordinator for the “I Have a Dream” Foundation of Dallas, leveraging eight years of dedicated experience working with youth in various challenging circumstances, including the foster care system, juvenile system, and among those with intellectual and social disabilities. Drawing from his own transformative encounters with mentors, Dwayne considers his role at the foundation as a pivotal opportunity to pay forward the support he received. He holds a degree in leadership and youth development from Dallas Christian College and harbors ambitions to further his education by pursuing a master’s degree in clinical mental health. Outside of his professional pursuits, Dwayne enjoys spending time with his partner, Allie, and their two German shepherds, Rain and Thunder.

Alyssa Coleman

Marketing and Development Coordinator, AmeriCorps VISTA

Alyssa Coleman is the Marketing and Development Coordinator for the “I Have a Dream” Foundation of Dallas and an AmeriCorps VISTA member and volunteer. Alyssa has an energetic enthusiasm for social media design and marketing outreach. She also has a passion for personalized service and helping others, which is why she chose to volunteer for this impactful nonprofit in her local community. Alyssa attended the University of Oklahoma for a degree in information studies and has been using her skills to make a difference ever since. In her free time, she enjoys trying new restaurants and watching movies.