Past Events

Below are some key events DCA recently hosted and/or attended.

July 27, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

City Hall in Your Borough: Bronx | City Resource Fair
Meet with City commissioners and senior staff to address all your questions and concerns, including quality of life, public health, safety, and much more.
Roberto Clemente Plaza
530 Willis Avenue
Bronx, NY 10455
RSVP: Email rsvpcau@cityhall.nyc.gov or call 212-246-6302

July 20, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

DCWP 101 Virtual Workshops for Street Vendors | Foros virtuales para vendedores ambulantes
Webinar 2 Mobile Food Vendors | Seminario Web 2 Vendedores Ambulantes de Comida

Livestream | Transmisión en vivo: facebook.com/nycdca
View event flyer | Ver folleto del evento

July 19, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

DCWP 101 Virtual Workshops for Street Vendors | Foros virtuales para vendedores ambulantes
Webinar 1 General Vendors (non-food) | Seminario Web 1 Vendedores Generales (no comida)

Livestream | Transmisión en vivo: facebook.com/nycdca
View event flyer | Ver folleto del evento

July 8, 6:00 p.m.

Freelancer Rights in NYC | Webinar for Freelance Workers
Join DCWP and Freelancers Union to learn how to protect yourself by knowing the Freelance Isn't Free Law and how the city can help you. View event flyer.
Register for webinar: bit.ly/3xdUSN0

June 29, 8:00 p.m.

Safe and Sick Leave: It's the Law | Virtual Roundtable for Employers of Domestic Workers
Join DCWP, Carroll Gardens Association and Hand in Hand for a conversation about the new amendments to NYC’s Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law, what they mean for employers, and when they take effect. View event flyer.
Livestream:
tinyurl.com/PSSLRoundtable
facebook.com/nycdca

June 17, 9:00 a.m.

Derechos de los Trabajadores y Protección al Consumidor
Únete DCWP y el Consulado General de México en Nueva York a una discusión sobre los derechos de los trabajadores y protección al consumidor. Vea folleto del evento.
Únete a:
facebook.com/consulmexnuevayork

June 10, 7:00 p.m.

Road to Recovery: Workers Rights
Join The New York Immigration Coalition and DCWP for a webinar for workers. View event flyer.
Livestream:
facebook.com/thenyic/videos

June 3, 5:00 p.m.

Know Your Rights | Webinar
Join DCWP and New Immigrant Community Empowerment for a webinar for workers in Spanish. View event flyer.
Livestream:
tinyurl.com/nicewebinar-june3
facebook.com/nycdca

May 12, 7:00 p.m.

COVID-19 Vaccines & Worker Rights | Webinar for Paid Care Workers
Join DCWP, Department of Health, A Better Balance, Carroll Gardens Assocation, Cooperative Home Care Associates, Hand in Hand, and National Domestic Workers Alliance for a webinar for paid care workers. View event flyer.
Livestream:
tinyurl.com/paidcarewebinar
facebook.com/nycdca

April 22, 11:00 a.m.

Public Hearing on Proposed Rules regarding Docketing
DCWP is proposing to add new rules to implement a recent state law that amended provisions of the New York City Charter (“Charter”) relating to the docketing of judgments in certain enforcement proceedings brought by the Department.
To participate in the public hearing via phone, please dial 1-646-558-8656 and enter meeting number 886 2262 6377.
To participate in the public hearing via video conference, please follow the online link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88622626377.
View notice, statement and purpose of proposed rule at nyc.gov/nycrules

April 9, 12:30 p.m.

Qualitas desde casa
Qualitas desde casa is a monthly program hosted by Qualitas of Life. It aims to provide key information regarding financial literacy to the Hispanic community. For the month of April, DCWP Commissioner Lorelei Salas will share City resources and information on financial education.
The event will be held in Facebook Live in Spanish at facebook.com/qualitasoflife

April 6, 5:30 p.m.

Learn about Free Tax Preparation and Financial Counseling
Join DCWP and New York Public Library (NYPL) for a discussion about NYC Free Tax Prep and NYC Financial Empowerment Centers.
Register for webinar: tinyurl.com/NYPLTaxPrep0406

March 24, 4:00 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.

Obtenga Información acerca de la Preparación Gratuita de Impuestos y Asesoría Financiera
Únete DCWP Comisionada Lorelei Salas, Jorge Islas Lopez, Consul General de México, y Gerardo Izzo, Encargado del Departamento de Asuntos Comunitariosand a una discusión acerca de preparación gratuita de impuestos de NYC y centros de poder financiero de la Ciudad de Nueva York. Vea folleto del evento.
Unete a:
tinyurl.com/ftp-consuladomexico
facebook.com/NYCDCA

March 18, 5:30 p.m. — 6:30 p.m.

Learn about Free Tax Preparation and Financial Counseling
Join the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) and WHEDco for a discussion about NYC Free Tax Prep and NYC Financial Empowerment Centers. This webinar will be in English with Spanish interpretation. View event flyer.
Livestream:
Zoom: bit.ly/taxprep101
Facebook Live: facebook.com/WHEDco
Phone: 646-558-8656, ID 874 0266 2381#

March 17, 5:00 p.m. — 6:00 p.m.

Learn about Free Tax Preparation and Financial Counseling
Join the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) and Council Member Diana Ayala for a discussion about NYC Free Tax Prep and NYC Financial Empowerment Centers.
Launch Zoom Meeting | Passcode: 816246

March 16, 12:00 p.m.

Obtenga Información acerca de la Preparación Gratuita de Impuestos y Asesoría Financiera
Únete DCWP y New York Public Library (NYPL) a una discusión acerca de preparación gratuita de impuestos de NYC y centros de poder financiero de la Ciudad de Nueva York.
Regístrate aqui: tinyurl.com/NYPLTaxPrep0316

March 15, 6:00 p.m. — 7:00 p.m.

Learn about Free Tax Preparation and Financial Counseling
Join Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans (CIANA) and DCWP representatives to learn about NYC Free Tax Prep and NYC Financial Empowerment Centers. This webinar will be in English with Arabic interpretation.
Launch Zoom Meeting | Passcode: 674451

March 11, 10:00 a.m.

Virtual Small Business Town Hall
Hosted by Queens Borough President Donovan Richards.
Register here: queensbp.org/rsvp

March 10, 7:00 p.m.

Learn about Free Tax Preparation and Financial Counseling
Join DCWP and New York State Senator Joseph Addabo for a discussion about NYC Free Tax Prep and NYC Financial Empowerment Centers. View event flyer.
Livestream:
tinyurl.com/FTPwebinar
facebook.com/NYCDCA

March 10, 4:00 p.m.

Your Rights As a Freelancer in NYC
Join Commissioner Lorelei Salas and Freelancer Union's Executive Director Rafael Espinal for a conversation on freelancer protections, rights, and resources.
Watch video.

March 5, 7:00 p.m.

NYC Free Tax Prep: Information Session in Urdu
Join the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) in collaboration with the Department of Worker and Consumer Protection (DCWP) and the Pakistani American Skilled Women's Organization (PASWO) for an information session on the NYC Free Tax Prep program.
Register at bit.ly/freetax-urdu
Watch Livestream at fb.com/nycimmigrants

March 4, 7:00 p.m.

Foro Digital: Impuestos
Las expertas responderán a las dudas de nuestros televidentes respecto a la temporada de impuestos 2021, los créditos disponibles y el cheque de estímulo. También guiarán a los televidentes sobre cómo optimizar sus finanzas personales durante el declive económico causado por la pandemia.
Aprenda más

February 25, 6:00 p.m.

Learn about Free Tax Preparation and Financial Counseling
Join DCWP and New York Public Library (NYPL) for a discussion about NYC Free Tax Prep and NYC Financial Empowerment Centers.

February 22, 6:00 p.m.

Obtenga Información acerca de la Preparación Gratuita de Impuestos y Asesoría Financiera
Únete DCWP y Workers Justice Project a una discusión acerca de preparación gratuita de impuestos de NYC y centros de poder financiero de la Ciudad de Nueva York. Vea folleto del evento.
Unete a:
bit.ly/37Dn8Ow
facebook.com/nycdca

February 16, 5:30 p.m.

Learn about Free Tax Preparation and Financial Counseling
Join DCWP and Assemblymember Nathalia Fernandez for a discussion about NYC Free Tax Prep and NYC Financial Empowerment Centers. View event flyer.
Livestream:
tinyurl.com/FTP2-16
facebook.com/nycdca

February 11, 6:00 p.m.

Obtenga Información acerca de la Preparación Gratuita de Impuestos y Asesoría Financiera
Únete DCWP y University Neighborhood Housing Program (UNHP) a una discusión acerca de preparación gratuita de impuestos de NYC y centros de poder financiero de la Ciudad de Nueva York. Vea folleto del evento.
Unete a:
tinyurl.com/UNHP2-11
facebook.com/nycdca

February 10, 1:00 p.m.

Learn about Free Tax Preparation and Financial Counseling
Join DCWP and University Neighborhood Housing Program (UNHP) for a discussion about NYC Free Tax Prep and NYC Financial Empowerment Centers. View event flyer.
Livestream:
tinyurl.com/UNHP-Feb210
facebook.com/nycdca

February 3, 2:00 p.m.

Learn about Free Tax Preparation and Financial Counseling
Join DCWP and University Neighborhood Housing Program (UNHP) for a discussion about NYC Free Tax Prep and NYC Financial Empowerment Centers. View event flyer.
Livestream:
tinyurl.com/UNHP2-3
facebook.com/nycdca

January 21, 3:00 p.m.

Know Your Rights | Webinar
Join DCWP Commissioner Lorelei Salas, Consulate General of El Salvador, Workers' Compensation Board, and Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) for a webinar for workers in Spanish. View event flyer.
Livestream:
tinyurl.com/January21-webinar
facebook.com/consuladonyc

December 11, 10:00 a.m.

Safe and Sick Leave: It's the Law | Virtual Roundtable for Employers
Join DCWP Commissioner Lorelei Salas, Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Business Improvement District, Park Slope Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District, and Sunset Park Business Improvement District for a conversation about the new amendments to NYC’s Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law, what they mean for employers, and when they take effect. View event flyer.
Livestream:
tinyurl.com/PSSLroundtable1211
facebook.com/NYCDCA

December 9, 7:00 p.m.

Safe and Sick Leave: It's the Law | Virtual Roundtable for Domestic Worker
Join DCWP Commissioner Lorelei Salas, A Better Balance, Carroll Gardens Association, Hand in Hand, and National Domestic Workers Alliance for a conversation about the new amendments to NYC’s Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law, what they mean for workers, and when they take effect. View event flyer.
Livestream:
tinyurl.com/PSSLroundtable1209
facebook.com/NYCDCA

December 8, 10:00 a.m.

NYC Free Tax Prep Virtual Summit for Partners and Volunteers
Register for one of two webinars where you will meet members of the NYC Tax Coalition and learn how you can make a difference as an NYC Free Tax Prep volunteer. View event flyer.
Register: volunteertaxsummit.eventbrite.com/

December 2, 1:00 p.m.

NYC Free Tax Prep Virtual Summit for Partners and Volunteers
Register for one of two webinars where you will meet members of the NYC Tax Coalition and learn how you can make a difference as an NYC Free Tax Prep volunteer. View event flyer.
Register: volunteertaxsummit.eventbrite.com/

November 19, 11:00 a.m.

Safe and Sick Leave: It's the Law | Virtual Roundtable for Employees
Join DCWP Commissioner Lorelei Salas, Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights, and New York Nail Salon Workers Association for a conversation about the new amendments to NYC’s Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law, what they mean for workers, and when they take effect. View event flyer.
Livestream:
tinyurl.com/PSSLroundtable1119
facebook.com/NYCDCA

November 18, 6:00 p.m.

Safe and Sick Leave: It's the Law | Virtual Roundtable for Employees
Join DCWP Commissioner Lorelei Salas and Make the Road New York for a conversation about the new amendments to NYC’s Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law, what they mean for workers, and when they take effect. View event flyer.
Livestream:
tinyurl.com/psslroundtable1118
facebook.com/NYCDCA

November 9, 6:30 p.m.

Safe and Sick Leave: It's the Law | Virtual Roundtable for Employees
Join DCWP Commissioner Lorelei Salas, La Colmena, and Workers' Justice Project for a conversation about the new amendments to NYC’s Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law, what they mean for workers, and when they take effect. View event flyer.
Livestream at facebook.com/NYCDCA.

November 5, 7:00 p.m.

Safe and Sick Leave: It's the Law | Virtual Roundtable for Employees
Join DCWP Commissioner Lorelei Salas and Catholic Charities Community Services for a conversation about the new amendments to NYC’s Paid Safe and Sick Leave Law, what they mean for workers, and when they take effect. View event flyer.
Livestream at facebook.com/NYCDCA.

October 22, 5:00 p.m.

Know Your Rights | Webinar
Join DCWP Commissioner Lorelei Salas, Coalition of Latin-American Consuls in New York (CLACNY), Consul General of Peru, and Consul General of Mexico for a webinar for workers in Spanish.
View event flyer
Livestream:
facebook.com/CLACNY1
facebook.com/consulmexnuevayork
facebook.com/ConsuladoPeruEnNuevaYork

October 5, 10:00 a.m.

Public Hearing on Proposed Rules Regarding Sightseeing Buses
DCA is proposing amendments toexisting sightseeing bus rules to implement Local Law 176 of 2018 relating to sightseeing buses and sightseeing bus drivers and to update and modernize the Department’s sightseeing bus rules.

  • To participate in the public hearing via phone, please dial 1 646 558 8656. Meeting Number: 878 8120 3148
  • To participate in the public hearing via videoconference, please follow the online link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87881203148
View notice, statement and purpose of proposed rule at nyc.gov/nycrules

September 30, 10:00 a.m.

Public Hearing on Proposed Rules to Amend Tobacco & Electronic Retail Dealer Penalty Schedules
DCA is proposing amendments to the Department’s penalty schedules related to tobacco retail dealers and electronic cigarette retail dealers to incorporate recent changes made to New York State law.

  • To participate in the public hearing via phone, please dial 1 646 558 8656. Meeting Number: 867 5142 5312
  • To participate in the public hearing via videoconference, please follow the online link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86751425312
View notice, statement and purpose of proposed rule at nyc.gov/nycrules

September 28

Public Opportunity to Comment on Repeal of Home Improvement Salesperson Requirement
DCA is proposing a new rule that would repeal all references to home improvement salespersons in the Department’s rules. Local Law 31 of 2020 repealed the licensing requirement for home improvement salespersons. This rule is necessary to implement Local Law 31.
View notice, statement and purpose of proposed rule at nyc.gov/nycrules

September 14, 10:00 a.m.

Public Hearing on Proposed Rules regarding Rulemaking Petitions
DCA is proposing to add new rules to implement Section 1043(g) of the New York City Charter, which permits any person to petition a city agency to consider the adoption of any rule and requires each agency to have rules creating a procedure for such petitions. To participate in the public hearing via phone, please dial 1 646 558 8656. Meeting Number: 832 9147 1594
To participate in the public hearing via videoconference, please follow the online link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83291471594 View notice, statement and purpose of proposed rule at nyc.gov/nycrules

September 10, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Know Your Rights | Virtual Town Hall for Workers
Join DCWP Commissioner Lorelei Salas, Retail Action Project, and Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union for a virtual town hall for workers.
View event flyer.
Tune in at bit.ly/RAPWORKERFORUM

September 10, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Know Your Rights | Virtual Town Hall
Join DCWP Commissioner Lorelei Salas and Hispanic Federation for a virtual town hall in English and Spanish.
View event flyer.
RSVP: bit.ly/2YwzJOO
Livestream:facebook.com/hispanicfederation

September 9, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Know Your Rights | Virtual Town Hall for Workers
Join DCWP Commissioner Lorelei Salas, Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, Freelancers Union, and Actors Fund for a virtual town hall for workers.
View event flyer.
Tune in at tinyurl.com/FiF9-9-20