We fought and continue to fight for fair political representation. Below information and sources reflecting our research, participation, mobilization and advocacy on redistricting.
The Redistricting Project (DA-R) is a national initiative seeking to engage and educate communities in the United States Redistricting-Appropriation Process to achieve adequate representation – “one person-one vote” and guarantee a fair and just redistricting process.
DANR went to court for redress. See the Opinion and Order of the United States District Court Eastern District of New York regarding one of the DANR proposed redistricting maps:
See page 110 for Nestor Montilla, Sr. testimony at the Public Hearing on Congressional and State Legislative Redistricting. January 31, 2012. Lower Gallery, Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street, Bronx, NY 10456, 3:00 p.m. New York State Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment.
See page 28 for Nestor Montilla, Sr. testimony at the Public Hearing on Congressional and State Legislative Redistricting. September 8, 2011, 10:00 a.m. Bronx Community College Gould Memorial Library Auditorium, 2155 University Avenue, Bronx, NY. New York State Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment
The Dominican-American National Roundtable (DANR) is a non-partisan, non-profit corporation seeking to bring together the different voices of all Dominican origin people in the United States.
DANR is a national forum for analysis, planning, and action to advance Dominican Americans’ educational, economic, legal, social, cultural, and political interests. It aims to ensure for U. S. Dominicans the full exercise of the rights and freedoms guaranteed in the United States of America’s Constitution.
With those objectives in mind, DANR is committed to enriching the quality of life in the United States by highlighting Dominicans’ contributions and aspirations to the larger American society.