Dominic Cathey


Dominic Cathey MSW’17 (Social Enterprise Administration) worked with the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYS OCFS) in the Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth Enhancement Program Fund (DJJOY EPF), an organization dedicated to developing alternative placements and establishing education as a source of esteem and worth for young people.

As the EPF Technical Assistant, Dominic oversaw the management of the enhancement funds for 12 detention facilities which provided a curriculum that empowers men of color to deconstruct the consistent exposure to oppressive rhetoric from mass media, politics, education, and policy structures to develop a holistic narrative for success.