Dominican Voices

Legacy of Trauma

It is time for people of all faiths and those with no faith to unite to effect social change. Gun violence is a human crisis. Steps must be taken to bring peace to violence. Reasonable and safe gun legislation is a necessity. We are reminded: Blessed are the Peacemakers… ...
Dominican Voices

Safe Gun Control

One year ago, teenagers and teachers were senselessly shot and killed during their school day in Parkland, Florida. 365 days, young strong voices, a clear demanding message for gun control – have we listened? The Dominican Center supports sensible and safe legislation for gun control. ...
Dominican Voices

When the Cheering Stops …

Football is a valued American sport. Today the cheering has ended. Perhaps in this time of pause, we can evaluate the Super Bowl beyond what is seen on the field. There is an underbelly to this event that cannot be ignored, we must ask ourselves if it expresses our values....
Dominican Voices

REMEMBERING SEPTEMBER 11th

For all Americans and many others, remembering the horrifying events that happened on September 11, 2001 brings many images to mind. That September, our American consciousness was raised. There was much to learn about ourselves and about our place in the global community. Today, we need to remember 9/11....
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Dominican Voices

Outrage Continues: Unbelievable but True

Today, August 6th, we remember the bombing of Hiroshima! It seems impossible we would wreak such havoc on citizens of another nation. But today, we seize immigrant children and warehouse them. And I thought that my outrage was at its peak until I read the Washington Post....