Ian Daelucian

Ian Daelucian, who will receive his master's degree in stage management at UCI's Claire Trevor School of the Arts in June, founded the nonprofit organization The Heart of Delight to help low-income and homeless residents. Steve Zylius/UC Irvine Communications

Ian Daelucian is a student of UC Irvine, B.A. in Drama, Philosophy & M.F.A. in Stage Management. Currently, he is engaged in the Public Health program. He is also founder of a 501(c)3 nonprofit called The Heart of Delight, based in Irvine, with the mission to alleviate poverty/homelessness locally in Orange County and building a global model for poverty alleviation. His current work is with the homeless population in Santa Ana, working in the modes of advocacy and coalition building, innovating practical solutions for alleviating the suffering of homeless citizens.