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Press Releases/Media Advisories

2019 Press Releases

  • October 24, 2019: NYC Go Purple Day: De Blasio Administration Illuminates City in Purple and Launches New PSA to Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence
  • October 15, 2019: The Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence Announces Innovative Partnership to Prevent Homelessness Among Domestic Violence Survivors Reaches Milestone
  • June 18, 2019: NYC Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV) Opens the Learning Lab, A State-of-the-Art Training Space for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence
  • March 7, 2019: Brooklyn Public Library, Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence, and New York City's Department of Veterans' Services Partner With Theater of War Productions to Enhance Public Health Offerings Through Theater-Based Community Projects
  • February 27, 2019: Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence Expands Stalking Prevention Partnerships With Cornell Tech and NYU Tandon School of Engineering

2019 Media Advisories

  • April 23, 2019: Mayor’s Office to ENDGBV Marks 20th Anniversary of Global Denim Day at Denim Day NYC Rally Against Sexual Assault
  • January 7, 2019: Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence to Host Breakfast Honoring Survivors and Launch Weekend of Action Against Human Trafficking

2018 Press Releases

  • November 8, 2018: New York City announces launch of Early RAPP, Healthy Relationship Training Program for Middle Schoolers
  • October 24, 2018: NYC GO PURPLE DAY: de Blasio Administration Illuminates City In Purple To Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence
  • September 7, 2018: First Lady McCray Announces Launch of Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence
  • August 23, 2018: First Lady Chirlane McCray, NYPD Announce Expansion of Crime Victim Assistance Program to Every NYC Precinct
  • May 7, 2018: De Blasio Administration Announces Paid Safe Leave Law Now in Effect
  • May 2, 2018: First Lady Chirlane McCray Announces Groundbreaking City Initiative to Intervene in and Reduce Domestic Violence
  • February 8, 2018: First Lady Chirlane McCray Announces NYCHOPE, New Web Portal for Survivors of Domestic Violence

2018 Media Advisories

  • December 9, 2018: Commission on Gender Equity and Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender Based Violence Host Vigil to Comemorate Close of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign
  • November 28, 2018: Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence to Host Interactive Art Exhibit Featuring Work From Survivors of Gender- Based Violence

2017

  • October 23, 2017: First Lady Chirlane McCray Announces Expansion of Domestic Violence Prevention and Intervention Resources in Support of Survivors, Families and Youth Education
  • October 19, 2017: NYC Go Purple Day: De Blasio Administration Launches New Ad Campaign, Illuminates City in Purple to Raise Awareness About Domestic Violence
  • May 1, 2017: De Blasio Administration Releases Domestic Violence Task Force Report
  • February 1, 2017: First Lady Chirlane McCray and Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill Announce Expanded Resources to Combat Sex Trafficking

2016

  • November 18, 2016: Mayor de Blasio Launches Domestic Violence Task Force to Hold Abusers Accountable and Provide Pathways to Safety for Survivors
  • October 26, 2016: City Hall, NYPD Announce Slate of Policies to Reduce Barriers to Safety Faced by Victims of Domestic Violence
  • October 26, 2016: Mayor Bill de Blasio, First Lady Chirlane McCray and Office to Combat Domestic Violence Commissioner Cecile Noel Host 3rd Annual Upstander Awards
  • October 6, 2016: Mayor de Blasio, First Lady McCray, Office to Combat Domestic Violence Commissioner Noel Kick Off Domestic Violence Awareness Month With "NYC Go Purple" Day
  • September 28, 2016: Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation Increasing Transparency and Accountability Around M/WBE Contracting
  • June 29, 2016: First Lady McCray, Commissioner Noel Open Doors to Staten Island Family Justice Center for Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence
  • April 27, 2016: City of New York Joins Survivors and Advocates in Commemorating Denim Day NYC To Raise Awareness Around Sexual Assault
  • February 19, 2016: First Lady Chirlane McCray, Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence and Administration for Children's Services Announce Healthy Relationship Training for Foster Youth