Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- One organization in the Midlands has found its own ways to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and the legacy of the March on Washington.
On the 50th Anniversary of King's famous "I Have a Dream Speech," CASA, which stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates, opened its office for people to drop by and craft dreams of their own for children.
According to its national website CASA works with volunteers to "represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in the courtroom and other settings."
"My dream is that every child will live in a safe and secure home, and will have unconditional love," said Vicki Jackson, a CASA Intern.
"That everyone see the value of our children," said Gloria Beaver, a CASA Guardian, or volunteer.
Just as Dr. King's dream spoke of a better place for children, those sharing dreams at CASA have similar goals for young people.
"I think it's important that we continue the dream and the legacy of Dr. King, because he is our founding father, number one, for the Civil Rights Movement, which conveys the importance and value of everyone," said Beaver. "It's important that we carry on that legacy because it gives value and reasoning for why we exist."
So by honoring the past, they are hoping to create changes that will lead to a better life for those who are the future, the children.
"We need to teach our future generation to stand up for our beliefs and to have a voice and to speak up for what we believe and to know that we can accomplish our dreams," said Jackson.
CASA plans to send pictures of everyone with their dreams to the organization's national office, which is collecting them from cross across the country.