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New York: MOIA, ENDGBV host first in-person roundtable since COVID-19 pandemic

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The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Manuel Castro and the Mayor’s Office to End Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV) Commissioner Cecile Noel, has hosted the City’s first in-person Community and Ethnic Media Roundtable, since the COVID-19 pandemic.

The meeting according to the statement released on Wednesday June 29, 2022, discussed the resources available for immigrant survivors of domestic and gender-based violence.

At the roundtable hosted at the Queens Family Justice Centers, both commissioners answered questions from the press in attendance and addressed concerns of the additional resources that the community needs.

The roundtable was followed by a brief tour of the Queens Family Justice Center.

“The safety and wellbeing of immigrant communities, including those who have experienced sexual violence, remains our top priority,” the statement reads

“If you, or someone you know, is seeking support regarding sexual violence, free and confidential help is always available,” it adds.

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