Maritza Dominguez helped to establish the Alliance for Community Teachers and Schools and is involved in all aspects of program design, development, and management. Her understanding of the community and organizational skills have supported the early success of the organization. Her responsibilities include research, communications, scheduling, network development, and support for all of the details required for projects to run smoothly. Since receiving her Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the Mason School of Business at the College of William and Mary in 2009, Mrs. Dominguez has been involved in social justice project management and teaching in both Baltimore and Minneapolis, MN, and is now enrolled in the University of Maryland, School of Social Work’s Masters program, for which she interns at one of Baltimore’s leading community schools.
Mrs. Dominguez majored in Marketing and in Hispanic Studies, where her passion for her culture allowed her to contribute significantly to the Hispanic Studies program. She was one of the first interns of the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies (MACLAS) and planned the film festival that accompanied the conference. Maritza also developed a theoretical paper that was presented at the conference.
After graduating from William & Mary, Mrs. Dominguez moved to Minneapolis, MN, and worked for Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio (CLUES) as the Economic Administrative Services Coordinator. Mrs. Dominguez dealt with a wide range of clients, including migrants from Latin America and refugees from Somalia. Her experience at CLUES exposed her to the operations of an effective non-profit organization and provided her with an opportunity to interact with a diverse pool of clients, sharpening her ability to communicate and collaborate with people of various cultures.
Mrs. Dominguez moved to Baltimore in January of 2011 and immediately became active in the local community. She has worked with Education Based Latino Outreach (EBLO), an education non-profit targeted at Latino youths, here in Baltimore, and with DC Voice, an education-centered community-based non-profit in Washington, DC.