July 20, 2021

The Dream Center – Drop-in Center NOW OPEN

he Dream Center– drop-in center is a service agency providing essential resources to the community. Our services will assist in meeting basic needs, in a safe, nonjudgmental, nurturing environment.  This is a safe, welcoming space where participants can access a full continuum of services available under one-roof including: Showers, meal […]
July 20, 2021

New Memoir by Chicagoan Success Story Brenda Myers-Powell

“Throughout a life of uphill battles, abuse, and hustling, Myers-Powell has managed to retain her humor, attitude, and fight, all on full display in this stirring memoir. . . . Graphic but never gratuitous, Leaving Breezy Street is engaging and candid. Those who like gritty memoirs will relish it, and it is […]
May 8, 2020

Dreamcatcher Co-Founder appointed to The United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking

On Mar. 24, 2020, On behalf of the United States Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP Office), Brenda Myers-Powell Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Dreamcatcher Foundation was appointment to the United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking. Human traffickers continue to target inherently valuable people […]
October 26, 2018

‘Shadow Town’ shines light on sex trafficking

October 26, 2018

Sex Trafficking in Chicago? NO! Yes.

October 26, 2018

‘Shadow Town’ raises awareness about sex trafficking in Chicago

October 26, 2018

Shining Light into the Shadows: Her Story Theater Exposes Sex Trafficking in Chicago

October 26, 2018

Jody Raphael in Conversation with sex trafficking survivor Brenda Myers-Powell in 2010

October 26, 2018

Life After 25 Years of Prostitution

October 26, 2018

The Dreamcatchers documentary in the news

October 26, 2018

The Dreamcatchers Trailer

Dreamcatcher is a vivid portrait of Brenda Myers-Powell, a former prostitute, who helps women and young girls break the cycle of sexual abuse and exploitation. The film lays bare the hidden violence that devastates the lives of young women, their families and the communities where they live. It’s through Brenda’s […]
October 26, 2018

Good Pitch

This film showing brings together filmmakers with NGOs, foundations, philanthropists, brands and media around leading social issues – to forge coalitions and campaigns that are good for all these partners, good for the films and good for society. Read more!  
October 26, 2018

Brenda on Channel 11

Check out the amazing Ms. Brenda Myers-Powell on the news!  
October 26, 2018

We are growing!

Thanks to DNAinfo, the world can know that we are getting bigger and better! Learn More!
October 26, 2018

The Axelrod Group and the Dreamcatcher Foundation

LOCAL AUTHORS END MIND-NUMBING MEETINGS WITH A PROVEN 6-STEP SYSTEM + SUPPORT A WORTHY CAUSE: THE DREAMCATCHER FOUNDATION Complaints about meetings abound. Plenty of people have tried to offer solutions, but Wilmette authors Dick and Emily Axelrod have created and field-tested a six-step system for meetings where productivity thrives rather […]
October 26, 2018

Brenda Get’s Interviewed by MSNBC

“Brenda Myers-Powell is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Dreamcatcher Foundation, a not-for-profit organization working to end human trafficking of sexually exploited individuals and at-risk youth. As a personal survivor of prostitution, Brenda has worked hard to protect and educate victims of the domestic sex trade through her in-depth […]
January 14, 2019

Dreamcatcher Foundation Applauds Cyntoi Brown

In 2004 there was a horrific miscarriage of justice. We celebrate the Governor Bill Haslam who recognized that there was no such thing as a “teen” prostitute. At the time of her arrest Ms. Brown was 16 years old and she was charged as an adult. Governor Haslam has set  a […]
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