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
Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield presented her appointment papers as the US Ambassador to the UN to Antonio Gutteres, Secretary General on Thursday, February 25. On Monday, March 1st the US began its Presidency of the UN Security Council for the month of March. The Ambassador began her term addressing the press Conference at the UN on Monday, March 1, identifying […]
Former Dominican Volunteer, Kati Garrison, is returning to the Dominican Leadership Conference at the United Nations to serve as migration and climate policy analyst, under the leadership of Sr. Dusty Farnan, OP. Kati began her engagement in the UN international policy sphere in 2012, under the direction of previous DLC representative Margaret Mayce, OP. She […]
The Commission for Social Development is ongoing this week. The priority theme: ‘Socially just transition towards sustainable development: the role of digital technologies on social development and well-being of all.’ The theme has been so timely as all of us and the UN World have been experimenting with technology its benefits and limitations. I’m delighted that a […]
According to Antonio Guterres, 2021 must be the year to change gears and put the world on track. “We need to move from death to health; from disaster to reconstruction; from despair to hope; from business as usual to transformation.” He outlines these four priorities: The first priority is to respond to COVID-19. Vaccines are a moral […]
The Dominican Sisters Conference (DSC) is seeking a dynamic and committed Dominican Sister to provide the key leadership and collaboration needed to implement its future planning strategy. Working with the Executive Committee, the new Executive Director will work to implement its roadmap document: “DSC: A Future Stronger and Clearer,” which describes the hopes and goals […]
“THE HIGHEST ASPIRATION A CALL TO ACTION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS.” Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres wrote on the occasion of the 75th General Assembly of the UN, September 2020 As I write this reflection, it is the eve of the bombing of Pearl Harbor 79 years ago. It’s hard to believe that […]