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Living Free from Fear: Bronx DV Roundtable Town Hall

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Living Free from Fear: A Bronx DV Roundtable Town Hall

Bronx Community College, Playhouse, 2155 University Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453

October 2, 2017, 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

I. 9:30am – 10:00am – Registration

II. 10:00am – 10:15am – Opening Remarks

III. 10:15am – 11:00am – Keynote Address: Catherine Trapani, Executive Director, Homeless Services United

IV. 11:00am – 11:45am – Housing Challenges for Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Survivors

Confirmed Panelists include Chanel Lopez, Senior Counselor / Advocate, NYC Anti-Violence Project, Shelby Chestnut, National Organizing and Policy Strategist, Transgender Law Center, Sapna Raj, Assistant Commissioner, Commission-Initiated Investigations, New York City Commission on Human Rights, and Jae Young Kim, Supervising Attorney, Legal Education and Advocacy Program, Urban Resource Institute

V. 11:45am – 12:45pm – Local, State, and Federal Policy Shifts and their Impact on Survivors Seeking Stable Housing

Confirmed Panelists include Jillian Reyes, Director, Bronx Criminal Court & Domestic Violence Police Programs, Safe Horizon, Maureen Curtis, Vice President, Criminal Justice and Court Programs, Safe Horizon, Margarita Guzman, Deputy Director, Violence Intervention Program, Inc. and Jack Newton, Director, Public Benefits & LGBTQ Advocacy

VI. 12:45pm – 1:15pm – Lunch

VII. 1:15pm – 2:00 pm – Respecting our Elders’ Housing Needs

Confirmed Panelists include Joy Solomon, Director, Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention, Evelyn Laureano, President, and Bishara Toussaint, Program Director, Neighborhood SHOPP, Mohini Mishra, Managing Director, Selfhelp Community Services, Inc. and Sapna Raj, Assistant Commissioner, Commission-Initiated Investigations, New York City Commission on Human Rights

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