BRONX COMMUNIY COLLEGE HOSTS CONCLAVE ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE City Officials and Community Activists Will Gather for “Living Free from Fear”

What: Living Free from Fear: A Bronx DV Roundtable Town Hall

When: Monday, October 2, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: The Hall of Fame Playhouse, Roscoe Brown Student Center, Bronx Community College, 2155 University Avenue, Bronx, New York

About: This day of lectures, panels and discussions will examine domestic violence in the borough, from the people it effects to the programs and policies designed to combat it and provide refuge for its victims. Speakers will include Cecile Noel, Commissioner for the Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence and city officials who work on domestic violence issues. Topics will include “Local, State, and Federal Policy Shifts and their Impact on Survivors Seeking Stable Housing,” “Housing Challenges for Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Survivors” and “Respecting our Elders’ Housing Needs.” Registration will start at 9:30 a.m. and lunch will be served. The event is free and open to the public. To register in advance, go to