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Our Study

       Our class studied the Dominican community in New York City. The Dominican Republic is the leading source of immigrants in New York City today. Many people are unaware of this fact and this group is often forgotten about and understudied. They are currently 13% of New York City's foreign born population. Their first and second generation consists of 600,000 individuals. Out of all the children in NYC under the age of 18, 65% of them are second generation children.

Dominican York?

If current trends continue and the population of Dominicans in New York increases, how will that affect New York City? Dr. Piña, president of Culturarte sees a very promising future for the Dominican community in New York and the positive impact it will have on New York City. Click Read More to listen to Dr. Piña speak.