On March 28, District 8 Immigrant Service Network held an Immigrant Service Network Resource Fair in the Hostos Café. To support the event, members of the Hostos Domestic Violence Empowerment Program (DoVE), including DoVE Coordinator, Alida Camacho, and DoVE Counselor, Michael Williams, as well as Hostos students, participated in providing an informational session about the College’s services.

Also present were Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Congressman José Serrano, who both thanked everyone who was involved.

“It was gratifying to see the level of commitment to immigration and domestic violence issues, by local elected officials,” said Camacho.

DoVE is committed to promoting and enhancing healthy life styles, healthy relationships, emotional, and spiritual wellness of our students. Throughout the year an assortment of services, activities, and resources are offered to impact their wellness and the wellness of Hostos Community College.  These services also include assisting student victims and survivors of domestic violence in connecting to the appropriate community resources.

About Hostos Community College
Eugenio María de Hostos Community College is an educational agent for change that has been transforming and improving the quality of life in the South Bronx and neighboring communities since 1968. It serves as a gateway to intellectual growth and socioeconomic mobility, as well as a point of departure for lifelong learning, success in professional careers, and transfer to advanced higher education programs. The College’s unique "Student Success Coaching Unit" provides students with individualized guidance and exemplifies its emphasis on student support services.
Recently named one of the top 10 finalists for the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, Hostos offers 27 associate degree programs and two certificate programs that facilitate easy transfer to The City University of New York’s (CUNY) four-year colleges or baccalaureate studies at other institutions. The College has an award-winning Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development that offers professional development courses and certificate-bearing workforce training programs. Hostos is part of CUNY, the nation’s leading urban public university, which serves more than 500,000 students at 24 colleges.