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About Patrick Delices for City Council

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In his capacity as an educator, community activist, cross cultural communicator, and most importantly as a resident of the South Bronx, Patrick Delices is committed to building a better Bronx. Since 1993, Patrick Delices has been a resident of the South Bronx. Patrick went to high school in the South Bronx at Cardinal Hayes where he excelled in both academics and athletics. After his education at Hayes, Patrick also excelled in life.

Patrick worked in the Bronx as an adjunct professor of Career Planning and Placement at the College of New Rochelle, Co-op City Campus and at Bronx Community College where he worked as a Career Development Specialist and provided countless employment opportunities not only to college students, but also to the residents of the Bronx. Patrick would later take his talents to Dominican College as Director of Career Services. As Director of Career Services at Dominican College, Patrick co-led a poverty reduction humanitarian relief program in one of the poorest regions in the Dominican Republic. As a result, Patrick was able to secure financial. educational, and medical resources for  the residents of La Chuchilla in Santiago, Dominican Republic. In his capacity as a career services provider and employment specialist, Patrick was able to create  innovative  vocational programs such as Careers in Motion and Careers in Need.

Patrick Delices was also employed at Hunter College of the City University of New York  where he taught the History of Haiti, Caribbean Politics, Black Politics, and African-Caribbean International Relations as an adjunct professor. Patrick Delices also served as a research fellow at Columbia University for the late, Pulitzer Prize historian Manning Marable and as a research assistant for Dr. Leonard Jeffries Jr., the former chairperson of the Department of Black Studies at the City College of New York. At Columbia University, Patrick worked with Mayor David Dinkins in regards to the Annual Mayor David Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum.

During the winter of 2014, as part of the first African-American delegation to Western Sahara  and as a valuable member of the Institute of the Black World, Patrick Delices visited Algeria and various Western Sahara refugee camps on a fact finding mission.  In his fact finding mission, Patrick Delices and the delegation provided mass global awareness to the economic and political plight of the last colony in Africa. Furthermore, Patrick Delices engaged in a research project and conference in Haiti during the Fall of 2014 with Professor James Small and Mambo Asogwe Bayyinah Bello. Patrick Delices has also visited and conducted research in Cuba, Brazil, Chile, China, South Korea, Spain, Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, and Egypt.

Currently, Patrick Delices is a contributing writer/journalist and political analyst for the Black Star News and the New York Amsterdam News. For his work, dedication, sacrifice, and public service to the people of the Bronx and the larger global community, both New York University and Teachers College, Columbia University awarded him with a distinguished and outstanding alumni award. As such, Patrick Delices brings passion, energy, employment opportunities, safety, security, scholarship, and services to the people of the South Bronx as he works tirelessly in building a better Bronx.  

Patrick Delices earned a BA in International Relations and Black Studies along with an MS in Educational Administration and Supervision from the City College of New York. Patrick Delices also earned an Ed.M in Higher Education Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University; an MBA in Quantitative Finance, Business Law, and Global Business from New York University, Stern School of Business; and an MPA in International Economics Policy and Management from Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs. Moreover, Patrick Delices holds a certificate in Performance Measurement and Management from Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government; a certificate in Decolonial Studies from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona in Spain; and a certificate in Critical Islamic Theology and Muslim Liberation Studies from the Universidad de Granada in Spain.

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