Past Events

Below are events DCA recently attended.

June 9, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Are you struggling to pay student loan debt? Consumer Affairs wants to hear from you!
New Lots Library
665 New Lots Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11207
RSVP to Reverend Earl B. Chester at 347-824-4041.
View event flyer

 

June 8, 10 a.m.

Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity to Comment on Proposed Rule Amendment of Dealers in Second Hand Articles Penalty Schedule
To implement Local Laws 197 and 198, the Department proposes to amend Section 6-19 of Subchapter B of Title 6 of the Rules of the City of New York, which establishes fixed penalties for the violations of the laws and rules related to secondhand automobile dealers.
42 Broadway, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
View notice, statement of basis and purpose of proposed rule, and more at nyc.gov/nycrules.

 

June 7, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Collaborative for Neighborhood Financial Health Presentation to Brooklyn Community Board 3 Economic Development Committee
Restoration Plaza
1360 Fulton Street, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11216

 

June 7, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Freelancers Rights Training for Dramatist Guild
1501 Broadway, Suite 710
Mary Rodgers Room
New York, NY 10036
This event is not open to the public.

 

June 7, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Sunset Park Small Business Resource Fair & Networking Event
Industry City, Landing Annex
220 36th Street, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11232

 

June 7, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Are you struggling to pay student loan debt? Consumer Affairs wants to hear from you!
Casa Promesa
308 E. 175th Street
Bronx, NY 10457
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June 7, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Bronx Community Board 3 District Service Cabinet Meeting
1426 Boston Road
Bronx, NY 10456
This event is not open to the public.

 

June 7, 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Brooklyn Community Board 13 District Service Cabinet Meeting
1201 Surf Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11224
This event is not open to the public.

 

June 6, 11:30 a.m.

Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity to Comment on Proposed Rule Amendment of Consumer Protection Penalty Schedule for Violations of Provisions of Law relating to Cigarette Retailers
To implement Local Laws 145 and 146, DCA seeks to amend Section 6-12 of Subchapter B, Chapter 6, of Title 6 of the Rules of the City of New York, to update the fixed penalties for the violations of the laws and rules related to cigarette retail dealers, which are now called tobacco retail dealers.
42 Broadway, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
View notice, statement of basis and purpose of proposed rule, and more at nyc.gov/nycrules.

 

June 6, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Tabling Event at Redhook Community Justice Center
88 Visitation Place
Brooklyn, NY 11231

 

June 2, 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Korean Community Services Youth Conference
203-05 32nd Avenue
Bayside, NY 11361

 

June 1, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Queens Community Board 3 District Service Cabinet Meeting
82-11 37th Avenue, Suite 606
Flushing, NY 11372
This event is not open to the public.

 

May 31, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

OLPS General Training for Summer Youth Employment Members
John Dewey High School
50 Avenue X
Brooklyn, NY 11223
This event is not open to the public.

 

May 31, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Brooklyn Community Board 10 Senior Issues, Housing, Health and Welfare Committee Meeting
8119 5th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11209

 

May 30, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Are you struggling to pay student loan debt? Consumer Affairs wants to hear from you!
SoBRO (South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation)
555 Bergen Avenue
Bronx, NY 10455
RSVP to Carla Redden at credden@sobro.org or 718-732-3113 Ext. 7552
View event flyer

 

May 30, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Paid Safe and Sick Leave Training with HRA Associates
4 World Trade Center
New York, NY 10007
This event is not open to the public.

 

May 29, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Bodega & Tobacco Q&A with the Bodega Association
809 Sangria Bar and Grill
112 Dyckman Street
New York, NY 10040

 

May 29, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

DCA Consumer Protection Presentation with Woodside on the Move Tenant Meeting
3942 59th Street, Suite 4
Woodside, NY 11377

 

May 29, 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

DOHMH Food Safety Workshop
1 Centre Street, Mezzanine
New York, NY 10007

 

May 25, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

6th Annual Health and Community Fair
Hosted by Eubie Blake School/PS 25
787 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11221

 

May 24, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Freelance Isn’t Free Panel Event
SVA Theatre
333 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10011

 

May 24, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

DCA Consumer Protection Presentation with Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation & Hispanic Federation
45 Wadsworth Avenue
New York, NY 10033

 

May 24, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

DCA Consumer Protection Workshop with Mercy Center
332 East 149 St, 8th Floor
Bronx, NY 10454

 

May 24, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Paid Care Rights Training for Staff and Volunteers
Four World Trade Center
Legal Hand Brownsville
650 Rockaway Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11212
This event is not open to the public.

 

May 23, 6 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

DCA Consumer Protection Presentation with Emerald Isle Immigration Center and St Sebastian's Church
St Sebastian's Church Parish Center
39-60 57th Street
Woodside, NY 11377

 

May 23, 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

DCA Consumer Protection Presentation with Bronx Adult Learning Center
Mid-Bronx Family Preservation Center
1125 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10452

 

May 23, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law Training for HRA Members
Four World Trade Center
150 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10007
This event is not open to the public.

 

Monday, May 21, 2018, 11:30 a.m.

Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity to Comment on Rules Relating to Content and Inspection of Fuel Oil Printer Tickets
DCA is proposing to amend 6 RCNY § 3-95 to require that all fuel oil vehicle printer tickets contain at least the last six digits of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for the vehicle making each delivery. This information will allow the consumer to more effectively track each purchase and, if necessary, file a complaint about the delivery with the company selling the fuel oil and with DCA. DCA also proposes adding a new rule, 6 RCNY § 3-103, which would require fuel oil businesses to maintain copies of printer tickets for two years and to produce a ticket to DCA during annual inspection.
View notice, statement of basis and purpose of proposed rule, and more at nyc.gov/nycrules.
42 Broadway, 5th Floor Hearing Room
New York, NY 10004

 

May 19 and 20, starting at 10 a.m.

Shred Fest
Protect Your Identity. Shred your personal papers for free!
Locations in all five boroughs. Learn more about Shred Fest at nyc.gov/shredfest.

 

May 17, 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

NYC Service AmeriCorps Networking Event
NYU Rosenthal Pavillion
60 Washington Square
New York, NY 10012

 

May 17, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz's Immigration Task Force Monthly Meeting
Queens Borough Hall
120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 200
Kew Gardens, NY 11424
This event is not open to the public.

 

May 16, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

DCA Consumer Protection Presentation with Fordham Bedford Housing Corp and University Neighborhood Housing Program
Serviam Senior residence
321 East 198th Street
Bronx, NY 10458

 

May 16, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Bronx Community Board 2 District Service Cabinet Meeting
1029 East 163rd Street
Bronx, NY 10459
This event is not open to the public.

 

May 16, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 a.m.

Queens Community Board 4 District Service Cabinet Meeting
Queens Center Mall
90-15 Queens Blvd., Community Room
Elmhurst, NY 11373
This event is not open to the public.

 

May 15, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Bronx Community Board 9 District Service Cabinet Meeting
1967 Turnbull Avenue
Bronx, NY 10473
This event is not open to the public.

 

May 15, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Manhattan Community Board 1 District Service Cabinet Meeting
1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North
New York, NY 10007
This event is not open to the public.

 

May 15, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

DCA Consumer Protection Presentation at Cathloic Charities Refugee & Asylee Service Providers (RASP) Quarterly Meeting
80 Maiden Lane, 13th Floor
New York, NY 10038

 

May 15, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

DCA Consumer Protection Presentation at New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE)
71-29 Roosevelt Avenue, 2nd Floor
Jackson Heights, NY 11372

 

May 14, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Workers' Rights Training on NYC's Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law
Barclays Center
620 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
This event is not open to the public.

 

May 12, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Vishnu Mandir/ Mother's Day and Guyana Independence Day
Sotomayor Center
1000 Rosedale Avenue
Bronx, NY 10473

 

May 10, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Consumer Protection Presentation with Make the Road
92-10 Roosevelt Avenue
Flushing, NY 11373

 

May 10, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Workers' Rights Training for Members
Fortune Society
2822, 2976 Northern Blvd
Long Island City, NY 11101
This event is not open to the public.

 

May 10, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

African Communities Forum and Resource Fair
Monroe College
King Hall Mintz Auditorium
2501 Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY 10468

 

May 10, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Nostrand Avenue Merchants Association's Information Fair
Carver Bank
1009 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225

 

May 10, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Manhattan Community Board 2 District Service Cabinet Meeting
Jefferson Market Library
425 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10011
This event is not open to the public.

 

May 9, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Workers' Rights Training for Members
New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA)
150 William Street
New York, NY 10038
This event is not open to the public.

 

May 9, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Financial Empowerment Fair
Theatre Arts Production Company School
2225 Webster Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457

 

May 9, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Workers’ Rights Training on Fair Workweek Laws
Restaurant Opportunity Center
275 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10001
This event is not open to the public.

 

May 8, 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Manhattan Community Board 3 District Service Cabinet Meeting
Jefferson Market Library
59 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
This event is not open to the public.

 

May 7, 11:30 a.m.

Notice of Public Hearing and Opportunity to Comment on Proposed Rule Amendment Relating to Second-Hand Auto Dealers
DCA is proposing to add new rules to implement Local Laws 197 and 198 of 2017 relating to second-hand automobile dealers, including financing disclosures, contract cancellation options, a consumer bill of rights, and recordkeeping.
42 Broadway, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
View notice, statement of basis and purpose of proposed rule, and more at nyc.gov/nycrules.

 

May 6, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Know Your Rights Forum with Bronx Islamic Center
1726 E. 172nd Street,
Bronx, NY 10453

 

May 3, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Manhattan Community Board 5 District Service Cabinet Meeting
450 7th Avenue, Suite 2109
New York, NY 10123
This event is not open to the public.

 

May 3, 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Brooklyn Community Board 13 District Service Cabinet Meeting
1201 Surf Avenue, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11224
This event is not open to the public.

 

May 3, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

DCA Consumer Protection Presentation with BronxWorks
60 East Tremont Avenue
Bronx, NY 10472

 

May 1, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Bronx Community Board 8 District Service Cabinet Meeting
Jerome Park Library Branch
118 Eames Place
Bronx, NY 10468
This event is not open to the public.

 

April 28, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Community Resource Fair
Hosted by Councilwoman Carlina Rivera in Partnership with Grand Street Settlement
80 Pitt Street
New York, NY 10002
RSVP to District2@council.nyc.gov or 212-677-1077 x107

 

April 28, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

2018 Brownsville and East NY Economic Summit
Hosted by Churches United for Worldwide Action Inc.
Greater New Beginning Baptist Church
303 East 98th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11212

 

April 28, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

10th Annual Community Health Fair with Council Member Dr. Mathieu Eugene
655 Parkside Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11226

 

April 27, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Business Walk with the Office of the Queens Borough President
City agency representatives will join the Office of the Queens Borough President to visit businesses to answer questions and offer resources to help their small business thrive.
Laurelton, NY 11413

 

April 27, 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Manhattan Borough Service Cabinet Meeting
1 Centre Street, 19th Floor South
New York, NY 10007
This event is not open to the public.

 

April 27, 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Queens Community Board 7 District Service Cabinet Meeting
43-50 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11355
This event is not open to the public.

 

April 26, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Financial Education Expo: Brooklyn's Growth to Financial Wellness
Presented by the Office of the Brooklyn Borough President
Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Columbus Park Plaza
Download event flyer

 

April 25, 8 p.m. – 9 p.m.

DCA Presentation at the Fresh Meadows Homeowners Civic Association Meeting
64-41 Utopia Parkway
Fresh Meadows, NY 11365

 

April 25, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Freelance Isn’t Free Event
Freelancers will learn about the Freelance Isn’t Free Act from New York City Department of Consumer Affairs’ Office of Labor Policy & Standards — the agency that administers the Freelancer Isn’t Free Act – and from experienced civil court practitioners about the court process and the resources available to help find an attorney to take their case.
New York City Bar Association
42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

 

April 25, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

DCA Consumer Protection Presentation with Neighborhood Housing Services of Jamaica
89-70 162nd Street
Jamaica, NY 11432

 

April 25, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Job Plus Financial Empowerment Day
East Side Settlement
201 St. Ann’s Avenue
Bronx, NY 10454

 

April 25, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Queens Community Board 12 District Service Cabinet Meeting
90-28 161st Street
Jamaica, NY 11432
This event is not open to the public.

 

April 24, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Brooklyn Borough Service Cabinet Meeting
209 Joralemon Street, Community Room
Brooklyn, New York 11201
This event is not open to the public.

 

April 23, 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Learn All You Need to Know About Street Vending in NYC
Hosted by New York African Chorus Ensemble in collaboration with the Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and West Harlem Skills Training Center
501-503 W 152nd Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10031

 

April 23, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Roundtable for Local Businesses
Hosted by Council Member Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. and Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas
682 Jamaica Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Site is wheelchair accessible.
Download event flyer.

 

April 21, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Garifuna & Central American Town Hall
Hosted by Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA)
Lincoln Hospital
234 East 149th Street
Bronx NY 10451
Visit bit.ly/GarifunaNYC for more information about event.

 

April 21, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

2018 MOIA-CPC Flushing Immigrant Resource Fair
Hosted by Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) and Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC)
133-14 41st Avenue
Flushing, NY 11355

 

April 21, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Immigrant Workers Assembly
Port Richmond Library
75 Bennet Street
Staten Island, NY 10302

 

April 20, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Workers’ Rights Training at School of Visual Arts
163 West 21st Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10011

 

April 20, 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Seminar and Resource Fair
Hosted by National Eligibility Workers Association
125 Barclay Street
New York, NY 10007

 

April 19, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz's Immigration Task Force Monthly Meeting
Queens Borough Hall
120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 200
Kew Gardens, NY 11424
This event is not open to the public.

 

April 18, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Workers’ Rights Training at New Immigrant Community Empowerment (NICE)
71-21 Roosevelt Avenue
Jackson Heights, NY 11372

 

April 18, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Immigrant Heritage Week - Resource Fair
Hosted by NYC Department of Social Services
33 Beaver Street, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10004

 

April 18, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Queens Community Board 3 District Service Cabinet Meeting
Queens Center Mall
90-15 Queens Blvd
Elmhurst, NY 11373
This event is not open to the public.

 

April 18, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

CUNY Queensbororugh Community College Wellness Festival
222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, NY 11364

 

April 17, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Ozone Park Civic Association General Member Meeting
164-14 Cross Bay Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11414

 

April 17, 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Practicing A Grade Food Safety
St. Frances College
180 Remsen Street, Founders Hall
Brooklyn, NY 11201

 

April 17, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

DCA Consumer Protection Presentation with Brooklyn Community Services East New York Clubhouse
2697 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11207

 

April 14, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Eagle Academy Health Fair
104 Gordon Street
Staten Island, NY 10304

 

April 14, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

NYC Child Care Resource and Referral Consortium Day
United Federation of Teacher
2500 Halsey Street
Bronx, NY 10461

 

April 14, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Key to the City: Family Resource Day with Council Member Daniel Dromm
45-10 94th Street
Queens, NY 11373

 

April 13, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Tabling Event at East Side Settlement Houses-Job Plus Financial Empowerment Day
201 St. Ann’s Avenue, Basement
Bronx, NY 10454

 

April 12, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation's Senior Housing Fair
3208 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11208

 

April 12, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Brooklyn Community Board 15 District Service Cabinet Meeting
2001 Oriental Boulevard
Brooklyn, NY 11235
This event is not open to the public.

 

April 12, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Bronx Clergy Task Force - Interfaith Breakfast
177 Dreiser Loop, Auditorium B 2nd Floor
Bronx, NY 10475

 

April 11, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Tabling Event at Importance of an Effective Human Resources Program for Small Businesses
Central Public Library
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238

 

April 11, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Brooklyn Community Board 4 District Service Cabinet Meeting
1420 Bushwick Avenue, Suite 370
Brooklyn, NY 11207
This event is not open to the public.

 

April 11, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Tabling Event at Redhook Community Justice Center
88 Visitation Place
Brooklyn, NY 11231

 

April 10, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

NYC Free Tax Prep Presentation with Manhattan Community Board 11
Bonifacio Senior Center
7 East 116th Street
New York, NY 10029

 

April 10, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Business Education Walk: Fair Workweek Laws
*Our Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS) team will visit businesses in Jamaica, Queens to educate them on NYC's Fair Workweek laws.

 

April 6, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Queens Community Board 3 District Service Cabinet Meeting
82-11 37th Avenue, Suite 606
Flushing, NY 11372
This event is not open to the public.

 

April 5, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Freelance Isn't Free Act Training
Pratt Institute
200 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205

 

April 5, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

NYC Free Tax Prep Presentation
Roosevelt Island Library
524 Main Street
New York, NY 10044

 

April 5, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Bronx Community Board 3 District Service Cabinet Meeting
1426 Boston Road
Bronx, NY 10456
This event is not open to the public.

 

April 3, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

NYC Free Tax Prep and Consumer Protection Presentation
Narrows Senior Center
1230 63rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11219

 

April 1, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

NYC Free Tax Prep Presentation
All Nations Tabernacle of Prayer International Inc.
3584 Bronxwood Avenue
Bronx, NY 10469