PC and Women’s Caucus host Domestic Violence Briefing

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Q. Walcott, CONNECT, Commissioner Rosemonde Pierre-Louis, S. Nilva, Day One and Caucus Co-Chairs

The Progressive Caucus and Women’s Caucus held an informational briefing for Council Members and staff on domestic violence programs and prevention efforts in the city.

With February being National Teen Dating Violence Awareness month, Caucus members welcomed the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence along with community partners CONNECT, and Day One to present on new on the impacts of relationship violence including:

• Reports of the latest data and statistics regarding DV incident rates in every council district
• Case management and educational services to provide constituents
• New initiatives that address the broad impact of DV including legal, health and housing
• Resources and opportunities for partnership with Council offices

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