Our Team

The IHDF-NY program team is supported by the National “I Have A Dream” Foundation.

Treston Lambert

Program Director - Chelsea III

Queens, NY, Baruch College- BA in Public Affairs

“The greatness of “I Have a Dream” is the opportunity it provides for students to grow and develop along with the program staff and volunteers. The long lasting relationship between the Dreamers and program staff allows for the evolution from an after school program to the creation of a family within each cohort.”

Terrence Stokes

Assistant Program Director - Chelsea III

New York, NY, Johnson and Wales University – AA in Sociology & BA in Marketing

“I want my Dreamers to be positive, happy, and successful members of the community.”

Tristan Wilson

Site Director - East Harlem

New York, NY, Mercy College – BA in Psychology

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”
-Malcolm X

Shaun Oliver

Program Director - East Harlem I

Bronx, NY, Alfred University – Master of Public Administration
Queens, NY, St. John’s University – BS in Sports Management

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”
– Maya Angelou

Yazmin Avila

Program Assistant - East Harlem I

New York, NY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice – BA in Forensic Psychology

“If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.”
-Shirley Chisholm

Joy McBride

Program Director - East Harlem II

Bronx, NY, Canisius College – Bachelor of Science

“Be the change you want to see.”

Johanna Ruiz

Program Coordinator - East Harlem II

Miosha Randolph-Johnson

Mentor Coordinator - IHDF New York