The DREAMS chapter in Bengaluru was started in February 2017 with the lively interest taken by Ms. Mihika Rajesh, a student from the Department of Psychology, Christ University, Bengaluru along with her friends Ms.Yeshika…, Ms Meloni…., Mr. Saurab…., Ms. Anusha…, Ms. Avina…,  and a couple of other student volunteers from the Department of Psychology and School of Education. The youth volunteers were trained to organize and implement the project for a small group initially. As a piloting step to initiate the program, 25 students from Christ School were recruited with the help of the school counselor. After the successful completion of the first summer camp hosted by the Bengaluru chapter from Monday April  16-20, 2017.

 

In 2018 the program was extended to Christ School (state syllabus), Carmel School and Kristavidyalaya (kannada medium), Bengaluru. Dr. Anuradha Sathiyaseelan along with the above mentioned students have co-founded the chapter. In 2019 under the leadership of Dr Sathyaseelan B  Young Community Leadership Program (YCLP) course was introduced for the systematic training and development of the youth mentors. Later this course was approved by the academic council of Christ university as a four credit certificate program. 

At present, the program is actively operating across three locations in Bengaluru under the leadership of Dr. Anuradha Sthiyaseelan, Dr. Amaresha S. Dr. Sathiyaseelan B from Christ University and Prof. Roseline Gomas, Ms. Jasmine and Ms. Avanti from the community. The Chapter is planning to extend it further to various schools and colleges in the Bangalore City. 

 

Leadership:

Dr. Anuradha Sathiyaseelan, Dr Ameersha S, Dr Sathiyashelan B, (Faculty Reps)

Prof. Rosline Gomas (Jyothi Nivas College), Ms Jasmine and Ms Avanthi have extended their wholehearted support for the implementation of the program

 

 

The DREAMS Band strives towards making a positive difference in the community by utilizing their musical skills. The Band established in Bengaluru has been functioning as the best one across different DREAMS chapters. It was established under the leadership of Mr. Nikhil Sebastian and a few student volunteers. The first concert of the band was organized on 2nd February — year —- at Christ University campus, in front of a specially invited audience. The band has performed on different platforms at Bengaluru and Pune. They have released a virtual music album and are currently working on a new project. The performances of the band have gained wide recognition in and out the campus. 

 

Those who are interested to be a part of the band may contact Ms. Abhikshith, Ms. Sudha, Mr. Adonese and Mr. Anshul.

 

DREAMS Pro-club is a support group for the personal and professional development of young professionals. Small groups of 10-12 working professionals meet once every month to discuss and implement strategies for their professional growth. The club helps in inculcating values of identity and community belonging among the members. The program aims at enhancing communication skills, generating positive attitudes about self and others, developing leadership, cooperation and community engagement.

 

This platform is yet to be initiated. Those who are interested to take a partnership may contact for further details (need to add main website details)

 

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Leadership Team

Dr. Karla Verlinden (Faculty Representative)
  Job Title -  PROGRAMMER
Dr. Anuradha Sathyaseelan
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Dr. Sathiyaseelan
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Dr. Amresh
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Prof. Rosline Gomas (Jyothi Nivas College)
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Ms Jasmine
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Ms.Avanthi
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Ms. Abhikshith
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Ms. Sudha
  Job Title - BAND
Mr. Adonese
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TESTIMONIALS

Janet Breard(Assistant Principal ), Ouachita Junior High School, Monroe, LA)

“The program has had an impact on student’s self-esteem and confidence. Many of the students are more confident in their approach toward their peers. Read more

Dr. Keith Sehon (Mentor)

“….Through encouragement and support from their team members, those that were reluctant slowly allowed themselves to try. You could see a smile on their faces after they participated. The importance of team support, Read more

Canaan Charrior, Dreams Monroe, LA

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december, 2020

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