Dominique Morgan is an award-winning artist, activist, and speaker. As the Executive Director of Black and Pink, the largest prison abolitionist organization in the United States, Dominique works daily to dismantle the systems that perpetuate violence on LGBTQ/GNC people and individuals living with HIV and AIDS. Partnering his lived experience of incarceration as a youth (which included 18 months in solitary confinement), a decade of change-making artistry, advocacy, and an extensive background in public health, he continues to work in spaces of sex education, radical self-care, and youth development with intentions of dismantling the prison industrial complex and the impact it has on our community.
Dominique is an NAACP Freedom Fighter Award recipient, Young, Black, and Influential Award recipient for Advocacy and 2020 Ten Outstanding Young Omahan Award recipient. In addition to completing his capstone project for his studies in the Georgetown University - System Involved LGBTQ Youth Scholar Program, Dominique is a 2019- 2020 National Juvenile Justice Network Youth Leadership Fellow and 2020 JM Kaplan Innovation Prize Recipient. You can also check out his TEDxTalk, 788,401.