U.S. Dominican Leadership Conference is an organization that unites and supports elected leaders of the Dominican Sisters Conference
who are committed to building relationships and collaborating in the mission of preaching the Gospel for the sake of a more just world order.
The networking organization for elected leaders of Dominican congregations in the United States.
Who are the Dominicans?
There are thousands of women and men in the United States and around the world who follow the life example of St. Dominic, a Spanish preacher who brought the Gospel of Jesus Christ to people hungry for the truth. Dominic founded the Order of Preachers, a worldwide Family of friars, sisters, nuns, laity, associates and volunteers and others who share a passion for the Word of God and its communication.
Learn more at Dominican Life | USA.
News & Updates
So, what exactly is the (HLPF) High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development? It is the core of United Nations platform. It is a progress report on the 2030 Agenda and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. This meeting will take place from July 6- 15th as part of the high-level segment of the Council. The theme […]
Sr. Marcela Soto, OP, the International Dominican Justice and Peace Coordinator for Latin America, shares an account of COVID-19 in Bolivia, where she is from. She is working with the Dominicans in participating in Pope Francis Laudato Si’s seven-year action plan. Please keep the people in your prayers.
In this UN Update, we review the last three Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in preparation for the High-Level Political Forum. These are goals: 12: sustainable consumption and production; 16: promote just, peaceful, and inclusive societies and 17: the revitalization of global partnerships for sustainable development. You will note that SDG 17 is what links all […]
Many of us have been focused on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) through the lens of Laudato Si this past week. This week we look at three additional Sustainable Goals that will be assessed during the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) July 6-15, 2021. SDG goal three addresses healthy lives and “promotes well-being for all at […]
There are only nine years left before the Seventeen Development Goals are to be achieved. Each July there is a review of the Goals. The review is called the HLPF High Level Political Forum. The theme is: “Sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that promotes the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development: […]
The Commission on the status of Women ended with a webinar by the Dominican UN NGO office. The link to the presentation on Changing the narrative one story at a time is here. 550 people registered for the event. One hundred and sixty-four people were actually able to attend. Each of the registrants received a note […]