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Maria Cuomo Cole serves as Chairman of HELP USA, the national leader in homeless prevention and a developer of permanent supportive housing for special needs populations including homeless families, veterans and survivors of domestic violence. HELP USA’s 38 locations serve communities across the United States including Nevada, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York City, Buffalo and Washington D.C. Ms. Cuomo Cole is also a director on the boards of Mentoring USA and The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. Maria has produced and directed short films, public service announcements and digital content to raise awareness for a variety of social issues. She is an executive producer of The Invisible War, a groundbreaking investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape and sexual violence in the U.S. military. Maria’s documentary, Living for 32, premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and was short listed for Academy nomination. The film, which addresses the issue of gun safety laws in America, aired on Showtime and is distributed by BBC Worldwide.