Domenica graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in journalism and political science in 2015. As an undergraduate student she led the UConn American Civil Liberties Union chapter and was an executive member of UConn Students for Sensible Drug Policy.
Domenica was the vice chair of the student development committee in UConn’s undergraduate student government. She used this position to connect student activists to the administration, co-founding a Student Task Force on Diversity. Domenica also led efforts to prevent sexual assault on campus and strengthen sexual assault awareness programs during her time with student government.
Domenica was also a senior staff writer and copy editor for the Daily Campus, where her beat centered around issues of race, gender, and Greek Life.
Domenica’s main priorities as an activist and writer have been ending the drug war, reforming the criminal justice system, bringing justice to Palestine, speaking out against rape culture, and curbing Islamophobia.
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II will receive the award in honor of the late Marcus Raskin’s legacy
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While the former president gets yet another chance to explain his inappropriate behavior, victims like Lulabel Seitz get shut out of the media spotlight.
Black and Palestinian activists speak out about a dangerous pattern.
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A look at the real-life horrors our government is peddling this year — and a look at the movements rising up to stop them.
The National Priorities Project is joining the Institute for Policy Studies to fight for a budget that prioritizes people over profit.
From Barcelona to Charlottesville, there’s an obvious double standard in how Trump treats terrorism. But let’s be careful how we talk about it.
This weekend, events at the University of Virginia revealed the consequences of systemic and insidious white supremacy.
Day-long conference to feature panels discussing most innovative organizing led by Black workers in the U.S. in the Trump era
How drug-related suffering can bring black and white families together against a failed punitive model.
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States that supported Trump are going to be the hardest hit.
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