I hope you and your families are continuing to do well as the City continues to open up and energize but also as Covid-19 still poses a threat to even those vaccinated.
October 21st was National Wear Purple Day, which is a national awareness day to honor survivors of domestic violence and I humbled and proud to support another important cause #RallyForHerJustice in NYC a rally against unpunished Serbian sexual war crimes, genocide and human rights violations in Bosnia, Croatia and Kosova.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we hosted our second free mammogram event in City Island in partnership with the American Italian Cancer Foundation and gratefully all of those who took advantage and got screened.
Please join us at the NYPD 49th Community Council Meeting and voice your concerns on the loud music and noise issues impacting our community at the NYPD 49th Community Council Meeting on Tuesday, October 26th.
We are glad to announce our Community Shred Days in District 13 between October 23rd and November 20th. Please share the flier in this Newsletter with family and neighbors.
I am happy to continue the tradition of bringing Free S.A.T. Prep Courses at the Bronx House. Families and College bound students should benefit from these courses and inquire and register with the Bronx House at (718) 792-1800.
Please remember we are here for you, contact my office with issues or concerns at 718-931-1721 or email at MGjonaj@council.nyc.gov.
NYC Councilman Mark Gjonaj
District 13, Bronx