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.


Serving the Community



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


To work towards a more united Connecticut through social service assistance programs, cultural celebration, and advocating for educational options.


To be the most valuable provider in community support, culture integration, conservation of their
folklore, and help in the development of the people of our community.


Our Core Team

Ramona Santelises

Jonatan Soto

Member of the board

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Jacquelina Santos

Belkis Almonte

Executive director

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Lucy Billini-Artis

Administrative secretary

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