Tracey Morales

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Tracey Morales is a native of Tulsa, OK and has a track record of community organizing, family engagement and student advocacy. Tracey was one of the founders of Dream Act Oklahoma in Tulsa, which is the state's premier organization that provides pro bono legal assistance to undocumented students and families. 

She graduated in 2015 from the University of Oklahoma with a Journalism degree with an emphasis in Public Relations.

 

 

 

 

Akash Patel

Founder

Akash Patel and his family battled the broken immigration system for over 20 years while they sought U.S. citizenship.

He graduated in 2014 from the University of Oklahoma with a Political Science degree. In 2016, Akash was awarded the prestigious Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. He is now a student at the University of Michigan Law School.


Our work in the community has been recognized with the following awards:

-NAFSA 2015 Award for Special Service to International Education

-Oklahoma Universal Human Rights Alliance Award

-Dr. Ruth Joyce Colbert Barnes Foundation Ambassador of Hope


Council of Advisors

Jhoanna Astudillo | Chase Bank
Chris Berry | Oklahoma City Public Schools, Director of Languages and Culture
Chris Brewster | Santa Fe South High School, Superintendent
Michael Brooks-Jimenez | Michael Brooks-Jimenez, PC
Candice Curry | Bank of Oklahoma Financial, Senior Vice President
Judith Huerta | Oklahoma City Public Schools, Parent and Community Specialist
Jasmine Majid | Local Immigration Attorney
Joe Sangirardi | Victory Fund & Institute, Regional Development Director
Fredy Valencia | Dream Act Oklahoma, Affiliate Lead