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Community Affairs Offices

The Mayor's Office of Community Affairs is administratively and organizationally based to provide a central point for operational needs relating to, but not limited to, human resources, procurement, strategic management and budget oversight for the following offices:

Serve DCServe DC is the District government agency dedicated to promoting service as an innovative, sustainable solution to  address community needs.

DC YAC logoThe District of Columbia Youth Advisory Council (DCYAC), provides an organized youth perspective regarding various issues to the Mayor, the Council of the District of Columbia, District public schools, public charter schools, and key decision makers and community leaders.

LBGTQ logoMayor’s Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Affairs (LGBTQ), is a permanent, cabinet-level office within the Office of Community Affairs in the Executive Office of the Mayor, established by statute in 2006 to address the important concerns of the District's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender residents.

MOAA logoMayor's Office on African Affairs (MOAA), ensures that the full range of health, education, employment, business, and social opportunities are accessible to the District’s African immigrant community.

MOWPI logoThe Mayor's Office on Women's Policy and Initiatives (MOWPI), serves as a liaison between the Mayor and the community on issues that impact the lives of women and girls, partners with agencies and organizations that work to address these issues; drives local policy and serves as a true resource for information on relevant programs, services and research.

MORAThe Mayor's Office of Religious Affairs (MORA) cultivates policies that engage community and faith-based organizations in the creation of citywide programs and initiatives across multiple disciplines.

MORCAThe Mayor's Office on Returning Citizen Affairs (MORCA) provides useful information for the empowerment of previously incarcerated persons in order to create a productive and supportive environment where persons may thrive, prosper and contribute to the social, political and economic development of self, family and community.

MOCRSThe Mayor’s Office of Community Relations and Services (MOCRS) serves as the Mayor's primary constituent services organization by providing rapid and complete responses to constituent requests, complaints, and questions. This office is a key resource for the community as it supplies a direct link between District residents, their Mayor and the Government of the District of Columbia.