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Our Team

 

Dawn Martinez Oropeza

Executive Director

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AJ Salinas
Program and Office Contractor

Site Leaders

AMES (2021) - Al Éxito Collegiate Program

Juan Carlos Oropeza, President

Caroly Coronado-Vargas, Vice-President

BELMOND/ KLEMME (2008) - Al Éxito Girls Leadership 6-12th

 

CLARION/ DOWS/ GOLDFIELD (2008) - Al Éxito Leadership 6-12th

Miriam Meinke

DES MOINES (2008) 

Middle School Programs

Callanan, Raphael Vidal, and Genesis Diaz

Goodrell, Liz Vargas, Irvin Ceron, Arianna Fuentes

Harding, Aura Baquero Cassab

Hiatt, Olimpia Garduno

McCombs, Liz Vargas

Weeks, Claudia Castillo

Movimiento DSM  (2015)

Dawn Martinez Oropeza, Coordinator

Site Leaders: Melissa Hidalgo and Jorge Gutierrez

Youth Leaders: Agustin Oropeza, Wilfredo Morales, Irvin Ceron

Movimiento Lincoln (2017)

Claudia Gonzalez, Coordinator

Movimiento Urbandale (2022)

Mariana Gill Gomez & A.J. Salinas, Coordinators

In-School East High School  (2018)

│drēm│sēd│  (2017)

Dawn Martinez Oropeza, Coordinator

Site Lead Facilitators: Orlando Fuentes

Youth leaders: Agustin Oropeza,Creative;

Yazmin Hernandez,Operations;

Adrian Olguin,Finance;

Arianna Fuentes, Marketing;

Resilient Identity Community Alliance  (2018)

HAMPTON (2014) 

Middle School Afterschool Program

Movimiento High School Program

MARSHALLTOWN (2006)

Al Éxito Afterschool

Movimiento High School

Charlotte Santana

MUJERES

Kristin Stuchis

OTTUMWA (2013)

Al Éxito Middle School Program

Movimiento High School Program

Juanita Zavala

Al Éxito Indian Hills College Program (2020)

Juanita Zavala

PERRY (2013) - Al Éxito Leadership 6-12th

Laura Espinoza

 

TAMA/ TOLEDO (2008) - Al Éxito Leadership 6-12th

Lead Co-Facilitators

Betty Bonilla and Valeria Nunez

 

Online Programs

Senior Scholars Program (2021)

Caroly Coronado-Vargas

 

Camps

Al Éxito University

Power and Perception of Youth Activism (P.A.P.A.Y.A) 

Collaboration with Science Bound

 

Special Programs

Mary E Campos Scholarship Program: Kassandra Chino Gonzalez

Latinx Project: Dawn Martinez Oropeza

Rural Iowa Leadership: Socorro Martinez

Mental Health: Dawn Martinez Oropeza

DES MOINES Compa en Camino (2020)

Melissa Hildago, Coordinator

Compas (Partners)

Pamela Abreo

Eduardo Bolaños

Roger Castillo

Doris Cuesta

Diana Echeverria

Byron Geovanny Giron-Ordonez

Denzel Gomez

Araceli Goode

Jose Guzman 

Diana  Hernandez-Huerta 

Melissa Hidalgo

Merlin Joya-Gomez

Holly Klotz

Amy Luebbert 

Aeelyn Magallanes-Tristan

Albert Martinez

Natalie Novak

Caela Obrecht

Juan Carlos Oropeza

Shirley Ortega

 

DES MOINES TUTORS

Roger Castillo

Vanessa Escobar Cruz

Orlando Fuentes

Angela Garcia

Paulina Hernandez 

Diana Hernandez-Huerta 

Janett Luna-Juarez

Juan Carlos Oropeza

PacoPena

Amber Sanchez

Yabsira Tekle

Daniela Zeledon