Posts Tagged ‘Dominican Women’s Development Center’

Center Opens First LGBTQ Haven in Washington Heights | The Uptowner

Center Opens First LGBTQ Haven in Washington Heights | The Uptowner

by Deanna Hirsch Ka’Trina Marshall moved to New York City six months ago after being kicked out of her mother’s house in Atlanta. A homeless, HIV positive, transgender woman, she relied on new friends and temporary shelters for survival. Then she met a worker on the street from the Dominican Women‘s Development Center who offered […]


Parcels of power, packaged with care | Manhattan Times

Parcels of power, packaged with care | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen The packages, diligently packed and labeled, reach every corner of the globe. But first they must pass through the hands of women working in concert in a small office in Washington Heights. Stuffed with t-shirts, hoodies and other apparel, the packages are sent to those who ordered items from TeeRico, the officially […]


A Broad Brush | Manhattan Times

A Broad Brush | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Erik Cuello They were struck by the strokes. A new mural at the George Washington Educational Complex is the handiwork of seven student artists intent on expressing the challenges specific to young women of color. The group of seven hails from the George Washington Educational Campus. The mural was produced in collaboration with […]


In need of spare change to transform lives | The Manhattan Times

In need of spare change to transform lives | The Manhattan Times

By Sandra E. García $4.50 may be just enough to buy a quick meal, or a large cup of coffee, but at the Dominican Women’s Development Center (DWDC), $4.50 saves and changes lives. The DWDC is in dire need of funding in order to continue to serve as a lifeline for women and families from […]


THE 10th ANNUAL BRIDES' MARCH THIS SUNDAY

Gathering begins 8 A.M. at: Fort Washington Heights Presbyterian Church 21 Wadsworth Avenue, Washington Heights, NY (Corner of 174th Streets) 9:00AM Opening Ceremony/Invocation begins Marching Begins at 10 AM Sharp The Gladys Ricart and Victims of Domestic Violence Memorial Walk/Brides’ March is an annual event which was started in New York City in 2001 to […]

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