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DUSA Gets Out the Vote Again

NOVEMBER 7 GENERAL ELECTIONS WERE CRITICAL FOR DOMINICAN AND LATINO COMMUNITIES Dominicanos USA has always aimed to engage and empower the Dominican community. In fact, we have been able to register 150,000 people to vote since 2015. This past week we made sure to...

DUSA with #UptownUnidos relief efforts for Puerto Rico & Mexico

  DUSA hurricane relief efforts On October 7th, 2017, DUSA was honored to be part of the #UptownUNIDOS fundraising campaign for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and earthquake victims in Mexico. The event was sponsored by a collaboration of CUNY in the Heights,...

Citizenship is more than a piece of paper

Saturday, October 14, DUSA hosted another Free Citizenship Assistance Workshop. It will be the 17th workshop DUSA has conducted with the help of organizations like Carnegie, the New Americans Campaign, and CUNY Citizenship Now. Our mission, as you may know, is to...

#YoungVoices Wrap Up With Recognition and D.R. Pride!

“The Dominican Parade was a thoughtful experience. It really showed what being a Dominican was all about and the pride we have in our culture and lifestyle. Seeing how many Dominicans were unregistered shows how we could make a change in politics.” -Jeff Banks,...

Our Young Voices visit the Dominican Studies Institute

  On July 19th, Dominicanos USA’s Young Voices went on a trip to the Dominican Studies Institute. As an organization, this trip was important for us to introduce our teens to academia because the earlier they are exposed to these institutions, the better their...

Young Voices Visit Manhattan Borough President’s Office

By: Dinahlee Pena This summer I have had the opportunity to be part of the SYEP program at Dominicanos USA. On August 1st we visited the Manhattan Borough president’s office. Deputy Borough President Aldrin Bonilla welcomed us and gave us a tour of the office. One of...

Introducing DUSA’s Young Voices

  Since 2015, DUSA has served as a partner in New York City’s Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), providing employment and a service-learning program for hundreds of youth. This summer of 2017, DUSA has already seen amazing results. This year’s cohort is...