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Category Archives: What’s new?

It’s a New Year!

It’s been a year since WorldWeDream revamped with their new website and goal in mind! And the results have shown. This past year, we were able to Write and share almost 100 stories. Compile stories from Grace Community Center into a book known as Holding Hope 35 video resumes with Via West March Story Writing […]

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Abilities United’s 50th Anniversary!

WorldWeDream and Abilities United have partnered to celebrate Abilities United’s 50th Anniversary! For Abilities United’s 50th Anniversary, as an organization devoted to helping those with disabilities, they are working with WorldWeDream to document the experiences of 50 different people to create 50 different stories. By December 2013, the year of Abilities United’s 50th Anniversary, both […]

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Stories Update!

Over the past months, WorldWeDream has received countless stories to share with the thousands readers all over the world. We appreciate the community’s involvement in spreading WorldWeDream’s learning around the world. With the stories that all of you have submitted, we’ve been able to inspire an amazing 14,000 people and counting. However, this number can […]

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Upcoming collaboration with Cupertino’s United Nations Association!

WorldWeDream is currently in the midst of collaborating of a new, special, event to shed some light on the struggle that people with disabilities undertake in developing nations. We won’t share too much, because that’ll ruin the special-ness of it! However, keep your ears perked and eyes open! WorldWeDream hopes to involve the local community […]

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Changeling Dance Theater’s Performance at Disability Awareness Day

WorldWeDream and Grace’s partnership created Holding Hope, the famous book that can be found on your homepage. Changeling’s Dance Theater was so inspired by Holding Hope that their dancers, people who are both with and without disabilities, created an amazing dance routine to show on Disability Awareness Day at San Jose City Hall! Watch it […]

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Disability Awareness Day

Arriving in my coat and slightly creased jeans, I wasn’t sure what to expect of this day. I knew it was the 5th Annual Disability Awareness Day at City Hall. Yet, after living in San Jose for almost 16 years now, I hadn’t heard a word about this amazing event. The first things I saw […]

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Holding Hope

Grace Community Center and WorldWeDream’s book, “Holding Hope” has just been sent to the printers! Keep your eye out for a few pages from the book! At the end of this all, we’ll publish the book on the site for everyone to enjoy!

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We’re looking for Sponsors!

Hello Readers! I am writing on behalf of WorldWeDream and The Friends of Grace. WorldWeDream and The Friends of Grace are publishing a book with art and inspirational & compassionate stories from people of all ages and all abilities. This will help build an integrated community by empowering people with differing abilities to overcome barriers […]

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Abilities United Aquathon

This past Sunday, the WorldWeDream team visited Fremont High School to help document the amazing activities taking place at the Abilities United Aquathon. Arriving at the pool, my team and I could see countless people swimming laps back and forth in the pool, each one representing a team of people attempting to raise money for […]

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One Week Left!

We have one week left until the opportunity for submissions of stories for our upcoming book with Grace Community Center will close! Remember the prompt: Write a story about a positive experience that you’ve had with a person with a disability and what you gained from that experience. Maybe you can be featured in our […]

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Submit a story!

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Great America Booth: Disability Awareness Day

Check out our pictures from the booth we held at Great America! It was amazing and we had a lot of fun at Disability Awareness Day at Great America. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.332680103493336.77119.218117281616286&type=3&l=190ac88411 Like our pictures!

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Abilities United Interviews: Update

Every week, WorldWeDream’s volunteer interns travel to Abilities United to interview clients, volunteers, staff, and donors of the wonderful program. With these interviews, WorldWeDream documents the amazing and inspiring stories of the Abilities United’s members. In the coming weeks, we will be publishing the inspiring experiences that our volunteers have the chance to hear so […]

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MFP Disability Leadership Award

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Today, WorldWeDream and 5 other special members of the South Bay Area Community were honored at the San Jose Giants baseball game in commemoration of our hard work to assist people with disabilities. It was amazing to stand near first base on that grass field receiving a formal plaque. WorldWeDream has only just begun in its journey […]

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Grace’s Writing/Art Workshop – August

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                          Yesterday, our team of volunteers went to Grace Community Center for a fun-filled, interactive, and inspiring workshop. We were able to add a several more stories and art pieces for our collection to be presented on Disability Awareness Day in October. Check […]

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India West Blog

Hi Everyone! We’ve started a blog in a new newspaper: India West. This newspaper is targeted towards Indian Americans living in the Bay Area and has thousands of subscribers. Check out our first blog post and reminisce a little by reading the story of WorldWeDream: http://www.indiawest.com/news/186-blog-The-WorldWeDream-Story.html Every week, WorldWeDream posts select stories in the Cupertino […]

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MFP Award Ceremony + San Jose Giants Baseball Game for Disability Awareness Night

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I recently got a letter in the mail to attend these awesome events! The first picture is an awards ceremony for the Disability Awareness Reward presented by MFP. Check it out and be sure to attend Disability Awareness Night at the San Jose Giants Stadium (You can get free tickets here: http://disabilityawarenessnight.eventbrite.com/). Hope to see some […]

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Video Resumes at Via West

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A secluded camp near the Stevens Creek Reservoir has a single pathway that acts as its entrance and exit. With a threatening “Do Not Enter” sign, it seems almost unlikely that the road ahead leads to a wonderful place that helps people with disabilities all around the world. Yes, I’m talking about Via West’s Campus […]

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Abilities United – 50 Years, 50 Faces

With my laptop in a blue sports bag and a fabulous idea in mind, I set off to Abilities United this week to set up a story capture system, similar to WorldWeDream’s, at Abilities United. With this story capture system, our new and fabulous interns will be able to interview several of the clients, volunteers, […]

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Disability Awareness Day

Disability Awareness Day is going to be taking place in October in City Hall and WorldWeDream will be running a workshop there this year! As many of the workshops we have run in the past, we will be telling our audience a little bit about WorldWeDream and asking them to write a story that narrates […]

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First Intern Meeting

Today, our interns and I gathered for our first meeting together for introductions and for me to give them a first look at the journey that they’ll join me on for this summer. As I talked to them about my previous experiences, I was excited to have a dedicated and hardworking team of people joining […]

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WorldWeDream now inspiring people from 50+ countries

Our audience base is growing fast. We are now inspiring people from 54 countries. This would not have been possible without the support from all of you. Some more interesting facts. 1. People from Belgium visit more pages every time they come to WorldWedream than audience from any other country. They are closely followed by […]

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Looking for a Summer Internship?

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Fill out an application here. The application has all the specifics. If you have any questions, contact us from the info on the flyer below!

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Second Workshop at Grace Community Center

This past Friday, I went to the Art and Wellness Studio for Grace Community Center for another writing workshop. Just a reminder for you if you don’t know why WorldWeDream is running workshops at Grace Community Center: At the workshop, people are free to make art or write stories to express themselves. On Friday, several […]

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First Workshop at Grace Community Center

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Yesterday, I went to the Art and Wellness Studio at the Grace Community Center, the only therapeutic recreation center of its kind in Santa Clara County that serves the social, recreational, and therapeutic needs of adults with mental illnesses. Stacey and I had planned a wonderful writing workshop at the center that will continue to […]

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The Cupertino UN Club “Write a Story Challenge”

Last Friday, WorldWeDream partnered with the Cupertino United Nations Club and held the “Write a Story Challenge” in the school computer lab. We had a great turnout with over thirty students coming in to write stories about their experiences with people with disabilities and how they shaped their life. We’ve been posting them under our […]

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Grace Community Center

Today, I visited the Grace Community Center in Downtown San Jose for a presentation. Not really knowing what to expect and strapped up with my backpack and laptop, I waited outside the place until 9 a.m. I wasn’t aware of what Grace Community Center did or any of the sort. But when I stepped out […]

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My Visit to Abilities United

Today, I had the opportunity to visit Abilities United, an organization in Palo Alto with the a mission similar to ours: Abilities United champions people with developmental and physical challenges and provides the training, education, and support they need to lead the lives they choose. Wendy Kuehnl, their amazing Director of Marketing and Communications, was […]

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Cupertino High School United Nations Club Event – Write a Story Challenge

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Amazing Week at WorldWeDream

WorldWeDream has been an amazing journey so far. In just 6 weeks after we re-launched in Jan, who would have imagined that we would be able to make a big global impact? We are now getting visitors from 30+ (33 to be exact) countries. Who would have imagined that we could inspire 1000’s of people? […]

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Need Story Editors

Due to tremendous response to the story challenge, we have quite some stories in the pipeline. We need help in editing some of these stories so that they can get published in time. If you are interested in helping us out then please contact us worldwedream@gmail.com. Thanks, -Shubhankar

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Huge Response with Write a Story Challenge

We are getting a massive response from everyone around the world about our Write a Story Challenge! The visits on our site have increased by 500% and we’re getting numerous stories submitted to us. Thanks to everyone, WorldWeDream is slowly teaching the community about that we as a whole should focus more on one’s abilities […]

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Cupertino High School U.N. Event – Write a Story

Thanks to the Cupertino High School United Nations Club and Mrs. Adrienne Harber, WorldWeDream has set up an event for high school students to participate in the story challenge. On March 30th, 2012, in the Cupertino High School Computer lab from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m., students will be able to come into the computer lab […]

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Win AMC Movie Tickets – Write a story challenge

THIS STORY CHALLENGE IS NOW OVER You can still submit your stories. WorldWeDream challenges you to write about a positive experience that you have had with a person with a disability and how it taught you something new or shaped you as a person. These inspirational recounts teach the community that all of nature’s gifts […]

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Thank you Mrs. Rocha

Many thanks to Mrs. Rocha for giving me the opportunity to speak to the juniors of Cupertino High School about WorldWeDream. Your support and encouragement is very much appreciated. Shubhankar Jain

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Thanks Coach Armstrong – For featuing WorldWeDream.com on tinorunners.org

Thanks Coach Armstrong for supporting WorldWeDream.org and believing in the mission. By featuring it on http://tinorunners.org site, you are helping us change the world through inspiration and compassion.

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Official Partner of PHP

Parents Helping Parents (PHP – http://php.com) strives to improve the quality of life for any child with special need through education, support and training. We are now official partners of PHP and are listed on their resources page. PHP members can now avail our video resume services. Looking forward for more of such fruitful partnerships […]

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WorldWeDream got Visitors from 17 countries in 6 continents

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Last week has been an amazing week. We are getting a lot of traction from everywhere. We got visitors from 17 different countries spanning North America, South America, Asia, Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa.   Thanks to everyone for spreading the word. -Shubhankar

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Official Partner of Sandlot Hero

We have recently become partners with Sandlot Hero, a non profit organization that helps accomplish dreams by sharing them with the community. Both of us believe that through stories of compassion and inspiration, we can accomplish a whole lot and WorldWeDream wants to teach everyone in the world that people with special needs have no […]

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Partners with Ascent Employment Program

WorldWeDream has made its first partnership with Ascent Employment Program! People can come in to the office and WorldWeDream will be there every Thursday so that people can set up an appointment with us to record video resumes for them. Thank you Ascent! -Shubhankar Jain

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