Felecia is available for consulting, keynote speaking, presentations, and workshops. To book Dr. Russell, please fill out the inquiry form.

2024 Speaker Series

Dr. Felecia Russell is offering a speaker series with a focus on best practices for creating inclusive spaces on college campuses for Black undocumented students. The speaker series are available to universities, community colleges, non-profit organizations, and K-12 college counseling and access teams. To book Dr. Russell for a series, please email us at [email protected].

Upcoming Events

University of California, San Diego, February 8, 2024 

California State University, Fullerton, February 21, 2024 

Ventura County School District, April 26, 2024

Most Recent Events 

California State University, Northridge (May, 2023): Commencement Speaker for Undocumented Student Graduation.

California State University, Long Beach (April, 2023): Keynote speaker at the 4th Undocumented Student Conference

Cornell University (November 18, 2021) : Keynote speaker at undocumented student event

See what others are saying

See below for other institutions Felecia has worked with

Previous Engagements

California State University, Northridge (May 2023). Keynote Commencement Speaker for Undocumented Graduation.

Forward.US. (November 2022). Forging Our Path: Undocumented Immigrant Educators Speak Up. National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

The Presidents’ Alliance. (October 2022). Rapid Response on Briefing on the Fifth Circuit Ruling on the Legality of DACA. 

ASHE (October 2021)Felecia was a panelist on a discussion titled, “Conducting Research With and For the Undocumented Community.”

Rutgers University (April 2021): Felecia delivered the commencement address at the Undocumented Student Graduation.

University of Utah (February 2021): “Through this connection of her own experiences to the larger issue of Black undocumented (in)visibility, Felecia Russell facilitates a thoughtful discussion about an often unrecognized topic that immigration is a Black issue.” Chris Macias, Director of Dream Center, Office of Diversity & Inclusion

University of Riverside (January 2021): “Felecia inspired students, staff, and faculty, to grow as allies. She brings her personal and academic expertise on what the experiences are of undocumented Black immigrants, and provides insight on how the immigrant community/allies can better support Black immigrants. We highly recommend Felecia as a speaker and presenter and we hope to invite her back to campus in the future.” UC Riverside Undocumented Student Programs

Saint Peter’s University (September, 2020): Felecia presented on her research and Embracing Undocumented.

Delaware State University (October, 2019): Felecia served as the keynote speaker to 150 DREAMers.

University of Delaware (October, 2019): Felecia presented on the executive order (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and brought a much needed discussion to faculty and students.