REBUILD THE VILLAGE

TRANSFORMING THE LIVES OF YBOR CITY’S YOUTH THROUGH AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS, INTENTIONAL MENTORSHIP, AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH EVENTS

 

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What We Believe In

Our mission at the Dream Center of Tampa is to empower our community to lead powerful and purpose-filled lives while creating life transformation through caring relationships. We want every child that walks into the Dream Center to leave knowing they are loved, supported and worthy of living their greatest dreams. 

After School Program Hours

Monday – Thursday

4 pm – 7pm

Adopt – A – Block 

On the 2nd Saturday of every month we offer 5 different ways to serve the Ybor City community. 

Monthly Mentorship

Boys 2 Men and Brown Girls Mentoring is offerered on the 3rd Saturday of every month. 

History

Pastor Craig Altman, senior pastor at Grace Family Church (GFC) in Lutz, Florida, founded the Dream Center of Tampa in November 2010. Having been a youth pastor for many years before starting GFC, Pastor Craig has a deep desire and heart to reach youth. Simply stated, he values children tremendously and wanted to create a safe space for under-represented youth in Ybor City. 

Values We Stand On

 

Respect – House Heshima

        Proverbs 3:5-6

Integrity – House Integritas

        Proverbs 4:23

Excellence – House Grandeza

        Proverbs 21:5

Empowerment – House Kiongozi

        Proverbs 19:20

Generosity – House Generoso

        Proverbs 11:24

 

Kids Served Every Night

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Chance of Fun

City Being Transformed

"Life's Most Persistent And Urgent Question Is, 'What Are You Doing For Others?'"

 

– Martin Luther King Jr. 

 

“Every Great Dream Begins With A Dreamer. Always Remember, You Have Within You The Strength, The Patience, And The Passion To Reach For The Stars To Change The World.”

– Harriet Tubman

"Each Person Must Live Their Life As A Model For Others."

 

– Rosa Parks 

"Compassion Binds Us To One Another - Not In Pity Or Patronizingly, But As Human Beings Who Have Learnt How To Turn Our Common Suffering Into Hope For The Future."

 

-Nelson Mandela 

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