The Mayor’s Office of Community Affairs (MOCA) is the essential connection between District of Columbia residents and the Executive Office of the Mayor (EOM). MOCA plays a vital role in helping to improve the quality of life for residents of the District of Columbia by collaborating with neighborhood organizations and other city agencies to address community issues. MOCA establishes partnerships with communities, conducts and coordinates events, town halls, forums, and projects in support of carrying forward mayoral initiatives at the community level. Serving as a liaison between the Mayor and community organizations, civic groups, and Advisory Neighborhood Commissions (ANCs), MOCA establishes partnerships with communities in order to create a channel of communication for residents to express their concerns to the Mayor. The Mayor’s Office of Community Affairs ensures open communication and continuous engagement between District of Columbia residents and the Executive Office of the Mayor.