Past Events

February 26, 2013

Dominican Independence Day Celebration 2013

DAMA Celebrates DR’s Independence Day
April 7, 2012

Activity with Dominican Artist Freddy Rodriguez

On April 7, 2012, famed Dominican painter Freddy Rodriguez visited Chicago and spoke on how his identity as a Latino an immigrant informed his development as […]
September 24, 2011

Annual Ball and Award Ceremony

We had a wonderful time in our annual celebration and a great turnout. Because of last-minute family commitments, Tsi-Tsi-ki Félix could not make it. We were […]
August 8, 2011

Un libro para tu comunidad DAMA in Gualete, Puerto Plata, DR

On July 27, an excited Gualete community of over 200 children, high schoolers, and parents welcomed DAMA to a wonderful inspiring activity, which included donation of […]
June 23, 2011

An evening with famed painter Freddy Rodriguez

On occasion of Freddy Rodriguez’s visit to Chicago, some DAMA’s members hosted him at Santorini Restaurant where he spoke about his paintings in New York and […]
May 28, 2011

Gathering With Dominican Writer René Rodríguez Soriano

On April 17, 2011 the renowned writer René Rodríguez Soriano visited Chicago and met with DAMA’s members and sympathizers at Café Bolero where he read from […]
May 28, 2011

First Latin American Cultural Festival of Chicago 2011

DAMA, in partnership with Enlaces Latinoamericanos, held the 1er Festival Cultural Latinoamericano. On May 28-29, 2011, at the Hawthorne Raceway Park in Cicero, fourteen nations presented […]
February 27, 2011

Dominican Independence Day Celebration 2011

We had a wonderful turn-out for the Independence Day celebration. We thank our distinguished guests, NYS Senator Adriano Espaillat, for his enlightening presentation on Dominicanness, the […]
November 18, 2010

DAMA Hosted a Fundraiser Party

On Thursday, November 18th, 2010, DAMA held a Fundraiser Party at Tumbao Bar & Grill Restaurant for the purpose of funding its ongoing scholarship awards and […]