About Us

the Domenican american coalition

We work together to create a better community

¿What does The Dominican American Coalition of Connecticut do?

Through the execution of human development programs, The Dominican-American Coalition of Connecticut works for the benefit of the inhabitants of the State of Connecticut by applying models of social intervention that seeks the transformation of people, applying the “valor-arte” method, which means give “VALUE” to people through the “ARTS”.

In virtue of the above, it develops its social work through the arts focused on education, history, culture, social welfare, entrepreneurship, and productivity. The work is done hand-in-hand with other social organizations and private enterprise.





What is the specific objective of the


To work on issues that affect the development of Connecticut residents without discrimination in the areas of education and at the same time in activities that promote the cultural roots, diversity, and history of the communities.

Our Mision & Vision


Seeking to empower low-income individuals and families of Fairfield County in the areas of educational options, culture, arts, and folklore.


A thriving and inclusive community in Fairfield County, where all individuals and families, regardless of their income level, have equal access to enriching educational opportunities, celebrate their diverse cultural heritage through arts and folklore, and enjoy a future filled with empowerment and prosperity.


Our Board of Directors

Ramona Santelises

State President

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Maria Matos

State Vice-President

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Jacquelina Santos

July Miliano

Director of Greater Danbury

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Jonatan Soto

General Secretary

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