Tuesday, February 7 at 9:30 AM

(February 6, 2023 at 1:45pm)

QUEENS, NY –The Queens Borough Cabinet, chaired by Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr., will hold a virtual meeting on Tuesday, February 7, at 9:30 AM.

The meeting will feature a presentation from the New York City Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS) about the resources and services available to military veterans living in New York City.

The meeting will also include an update from the New York City Civic Engagement Commission (CEC) on its work to enhance civic participation, promote civic trust, and strengthen democracy in New York City. The presentation will specifically touch on the CEC’s programs related to Community Boards and participatory budgeting.

This meeting will be conducted virtually with Borough Cabinet members participating via videoconference. The meeting will also be live-streamed to the public on the Borough President’s website at www.queensbp.org.

WHAT:          Queens Borough Cabinet to Receive Updates on Veterans’ Services; Civic Engagement Efforts

WHERE:       Public live stream at www.queensbp.org

WHEN:         Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 9:30 AM

WHO:            DONOVAN RICHARDS JR., Queens Borough President

                        Members of the QUEENS BOROUGH CABINET

                        PAUL VALLONE, Deputy Commissioner, DVS

                        NICOLE JORDAN JONES, Assistant Commissioner, DVS

BENJAMIN SOLOTAIRE, Community Board & Participatory Budgeting Advisor, CEC

About the Borough Cabinet

The Queens Borough Cabinet is chaired by the Borough President under the New York City Charter and comprised of the District Managers of each Community Board in the Borough and representatives from city agencies.  It focuses on city service delivery and agency responsiveness across the borough and hears presentations on these issues from City officials and others.

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