She has worked hard to bridge the gap between the old and new generations, ensuring the continuation of civil rights activism and educating and empowering youth. She has been a strong advocate for real action, promoting activism among the rising youth. However, she has only led the organization in terms of expansion. Since formally joining NAN in 2008, she has led the increase in membership, working with chapters around the country. Dominique has been an influential force in the National Action Network. She is the eldest daughter of Rev. Al Sharpton and Kathy Jordan.
The actor in NYC attends TVI classes and takes private vocal lessons in a NYC studio.
She resides with her family in Brooklyn. She loves her sister, Ashley, and her cousin, Daun, very much. She gives thanks to her parents and God for being the light of her life. She has received numerous recognition and awards for her efforts in helping young people and being an inspiration and true leader for girls all around the country. In her spare time, she has started writing a book about her life story and has also started her own online business. She has spoken as a youth spokesperson for other organizations and the Children’s Aid Society. She works to provide positive outlets for youth to showcase their talents and raise awareness about the hardships and issues that young adults face today. Recently, she co-founded a youth organization called “Harlem Youth Movement” and devotes a lot of her time to mentoring young people in the city. She is also the co-chair of the Youth Movement and has co-hosted an open mic series and is a member of the Women’s Auxiliary Choir of NAN. She has been at the forefront of organizing rallies and marches around the country in the pursuit of justice, working alongside her father. She is heavily involved in the National Action Network, serving as the Membership Director for over 45 chapters. Currently, she produces her father’s live radio broadcast every Saturday morning from 11-9. She recently co-produced a Broadway event at Birdland Jazz Club celebrating African-American music with Amy Birnbaum and co-produced her father’s syndicated radio show “Real Keeping It” for a year. Aside from producing, she has also explored the realms of children’s theater, fueled by her love for it.
Dominique Sharpton is also the president of the board for Education for a Better America (EBA).
America aims to provide assistance, finance, coordinate, and carry out initiatives that will establish an educational support system catering to the requirements of students in urban areas. The organization’s objective is to back advancements in education by establishing connections between policymakers and classrooms, fostering discussions among policymakers, community leaders, educators, parents, and students, and distributing information that will have a favorable influence on our schools.