Emphasis on the importance of education and attainment is an essential part of our program. 


Learning and practicing effective communication and socialization tools.

The Ment Mix is our flagship event for the recruitment and acknowledgement of our mentees, mentors, and supporters, all of whom are invited to participate in TheMent Mixwhere they are celebrated, share experiences, and inspire others to join our mentoring program,The Ment Match.

For a glimpse ofThe Ment Mixin action, check out the video below produced by a talented collective of youth activists and artists from Beautiful Noize Entertainment(BNE) featuring celebrity guestsand supporters/mentoring advocates such as actor James Cromwell(Emmy Winner/Oscar Nominee), Telma Hopkins (Pop Music & TV Acting Legend), legendary actor Obba Babatunde (Film/Stage/TV), actor Ernest L. Thomas (TV Icon), actor Alimi Ballard, and singer/actor Keith Robinson.  

The Ment Match is our mentoring programwhich matches youth between the ages of 13-18 with passionate, caring adult mentors. Not only do we promote the value of attaining a post-secondary education, Speak The Dream supports mentees during the Our mentors provide consistent support and guidance and are committed to affecting positive change in the lives of young people. The program is comprehensive and effectively strives to direct and redirect foster and at-risk youth towards healthy habits and productive futures.  

Here is a partial list of events and outings we have facilitated for youth in our mentoring program as well as youth from other agencies.

                                          Los Angeles Clippers Games                                        

Cal Skate Skating Rink

The Millennium Dance Complex


Newport Beach

Coronado Beach

Urban Bliss Day Spa

The California African American Museum

San Diego State University

   University of Southern California

    University of California, Los Angeles

The Marinello School of Beauty 

What We Do:Mentor, Emphasize and Support Academic Achievement/Tutoring, Life Skills Training, & Youth Advocacy.

MENTORS: The need for mentors is great, and we encourage you to Contact Usif you are interested in becoming a mentor

MENTEES: If you are between the ages of 13 and 18, in foster care, or feel that you or someone you know needs emotional and academic support, please go to ourContact Us page, and fill out the confidential form.  We will respond within 48 hours.




Exposure to new ideas, concepts and venues to open minds to new possibilities and a much larger world.