District 24

Rory I. Lancman

Kew Gardens Hills, Pomonok, Electchester, Fresh Meadows, Hillcrest, Jamaica Estates, Briarwood, Parkway Village, Jamaica Hills, Jamaica

NEW YORK – The New York City Council Committee on Courts & Legal Services, chaired by Council Member Rory I. Lancman, today held an oversight hearing to examine New York’s Criminal Domestic Violence (DV) Courts and Integrated Domestic Violence (IDV) Courts. Today’s oversight hearing comes as the total number of domestic violence crimes in New York City has risen in recent years.

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NEW YORK – Council Member Rory I. Lancman, elected officials, social justice advocates, and local artists yesterday celebrated the opening of the Social Justice Art Show at the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) in Jamaica. Artwork featured in the Social Justice Art Show will be on display for two weeks, from September 15 through September 29.

The Social Justice Art Show, hosted by Council Member Lancman, features more than 20 original works of art, highlighting social justice issues and racial discrepancies in the criminal justice system.

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