Patrick is the Communications Associate of ALIGN, providing support for digital communications. Prior to ALIGN, Patrick worked as a middle school teaching assistant in New York City. Most recently, he worked for the education advocacy group Class Size Matters where he supported campaigns on school privatization, student privacy, and class size. He was born in the Phillippines and grew up in Hawai’i. He earned a bachelors degree from Bard College and a Advanced Certificate in Labor Studies from the CUNY School of Labor.