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DAMA Announces the Dr. Ramón García Educational Award!
Thanks to Dr. Ramón García’s generosity, President of García Medical Center and Chicago Endoscopy Center, DAMA proudly announces the Dr. Ramón García Educational Award. Download application here.

This is the Dominican Republic: The people, the culture
Así es la República Dominicana: su gente, su cultura
Sponsored by the Dominican Rep.  Ministry of Tourism.
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Events
 
Sub-zero temperatures and a five-inch snowstorm were not enough to prevent a tremendous attendance to celebrate Dominican Independence Day 2014. Read more and view gallery here
• DAMA's Executives were special guests of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) celebrating the film premiere “Sosúa: Make a Better World”, along with the film’s directors Peter Miller and Renée Silverman on November 14, 2013. Read more and view gallery here.  
On October 18, 2013 DAMA held its Annual Dinner and Awards Ceremony, which brought together many Dominicans and friends from Chicago and other States to celebrate its accomplishments. Read more and view gallery here
• DAMA proudly partnered with Marc Anthony’s and entrepreneur Henry Cardenas’ Maestro Cares Foundation to raise fund for the orphanage being built in La Romana. Read more and view gallery here.
• According to Dr. Ramona Hernández, noted sociologist and director of the City University of New York’s Dominican Studies Institute, Dominicans in Illinois should feel proud and in the mood for celebration. Read more and view gallery here.
We had a wonderful time on Friday 19, 2012 celebrating DAMA's Annual Dinner and Award Ceremony. DAMA takes this opportunity to thank all attendees. Read more and view gallery here.
• Continuing his presentations in Chicago, on April 11, 2012, Freddy Rodríguez also spoke to faculty, students, and other visitors at UIC's Latino Cultural Center. Read more and view gallery here.
• On April 7, 2012, famed Dominican painter Freddy Rodriguez visited Chicago and spoke on his identity as a Latino and his development as a visual artist. Read more and view gallery here.

    



 

HISTORY OF DAMA

History

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To celebrate Dominican Republic Independence Day in 1999, Chicago's Dominicans invited the Dominican Ambassador to...

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Job Opportunities

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JOB OPENINGS IN FORENSIC SCIENCE  The Illinois State Police has posted several Forensic Science Trainee positions...

PRESS ROOM

Symposium on Linguistics

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DAMA's Chair participates in Linguistic Symposium in the Dominican Republic.

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