DANR Board Meeting in New York City


DANR Board Meeting in New York City

Washington, DC — The Board of Directors of the Dominican American National Roundtable will hold a general meeting on Sunday, March 29 2015 in Washington Heights in New York City. Board members from different states will convene to discuss forthcoming events, DANR Annual Convention slated to take place in New York City on October 2015, also DANR strategic plan and board composition. Those [Click here for more]

March 29, 2015 // 0 Comments


DANR Concurs with NYS Attorney General Schneiderman’s Decision to Appoint a New Board of Directors and Beginnings for Dominican Day Parade

On behalf of DANR’s Board of Directors, DANR President Francesca Peña relays  the following message regarding the announcement made today by NYS Attorney General Erick T. Schneiderman and NYC Mayor De Blasio about the governance of the Dominican Day Parade in New York City. Announcement is available via: . [Click here for more]

March 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

ydanis rodriguez on stage

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez Unveils Ambitious Development Plan

After speech, Nestor Montilla, Sr. and NYC Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez pose for a photo taken by photographer Eduardo Hoepelman at the George Washington Hight School in Washington Heights. Washington DC.– In the afternoon of Sunday, March 22, 2015, New York City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez delivered his State of the District Annual Address outlining an ambitious development plan and [Click here for more]

March 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

CODA 2015 Group photo

DANR Partners with Conference on Dominican Affairs

ENGLISH & SPANISH VERSIONS FOLLOW Source: Institute for Latino Studies In-depth Report on CODA 2015 Photos VIDEO: Attendees’ feedback Entrevistas con participantes Newark, NJ.– The Institute for Latino Studies, Research & Development has held its annual Conference on Dominican Affairs (CODA) at Rutgers School of Law, bringing together Dominican and Latino leadership from the tri-state [Click here for more]

March 14, 2015 // 0 Comments


DANR Praises FCC and President Obama for Enacting Tougher Net Neutrality Rules

English & Spanish Versions Follow Washington DC.—As urged by the Dominican American National Roundtable (DANR) and millions of concerned individuals, yesterday, February 26, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission voted to approve tougher Net Neutrality Rules for an open Internet for all. “On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Dominican American National Roundtable, I convey [Click here for more]

February 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Net neutrality

DANR Urges FCC to Vote yes for net neutrality to guarantee equal access to all online content

Washington, DC (February 25, 2015).—The Dominican American National Roundtable urges the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to vote in favor of Title II, which, if adopted, will regulate the Internet as a public utility to guarantee equal access to all online content. The FCC commissioners will convene in Room TW-C305, 445 12th Street S.W., Washington, DC tomorrow Thursday, February 26th [Click here for more]

February 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

On Thursday, February 26, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Dominican Heritage Celebration at Salsa Con Fuego, honoring several individuals who have contributed greatly to their community. Pictured are: Rosa Garcia, Nestor Montilla Sr., Borough President Diaz, Council Member Julissa Ferreras, Hon. Victor Compres and Hon. Cecilia Santana.

DANR Chairman Nestor Montilla, Sr. honored by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.

Nestor Montilla, Sr.  Source: Bronx Borough President’s Office Bronx, NY  (February 26, 2015).–Nestor Montilla, Sr., Director of Corporate & Community Development at Lehman College of The City University of New York, and Chairman of the Dominican American National Roundtable (DANR), was honored by Ruben Diaz, Jr., President of the Borough of the Bronx. The Bronx Borough [Click here for more]

February 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Original photo by Eduardo Hoepelman

On the Road to Power Via Coalition Building

TO RSVP & REGISTER, CLICK HERE You are cordially invited On the Road to Power Via Coalition Building A Series of Honest & Empowering Discussions About Latino, African American & Jewish Relations Prominent community advocates listed to attend and speak Original photo by Eduardo Hoepelman Special presentation of original documentaries: “African Americans in Samana”, the untold story [Click here for more]

January 8, 2015 // 0 Comments


Important note from DSI: Mellon Scholarship

Dear Members, Friends and Supporters, . Please find below an important note from our colleague Ramona Hernández, Ph.D., Director of the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute at The City College of New York. . Sincerely, . Néstor Montilla, Sr., DANR Chairman   Ramona Hernandez, Ph.D.    IUPLRMellon_CallforPapers   Colegas, ¡Saludos! Just in case you have not seen this amazing [Click here for more]

January 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

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  WISHING YOU A HAPPY, HEALTHY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR! On behalf of the DANR National Board of Directors, we truly wish you and each person in your family the greatest New Year, a year filled with hope, strong faith, health and happiness. 2015 marks the second phase of DANR strategic revamping. Let’s make this new year the year where we join forces to continue to make our community proud [Click here for more]

December 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

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