NCALL News Update: October 2020

DVAM #1ThingDVAM 2020: No Survivor Justice Without Racial Justice
Systemic, institutional, and historical oppressions and related trauma can have a cumulative and detrimental impact on the ability of older survivors from marginalized communities to access healing services and just outcomes. This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, NCALL joins countless other individuals, communities, and organizations in revisiting and reaffirming what we can do to end gender-based violence. #1Thing we must all do is examine how domestic violence is inextricably linked to all forms of violence. To end domestic violence, we must dismantle anti-Blackness, other types of racism, discrimination, and structures that perpetuate oppression. Learn more:
Join the ConversationOlder Victims of Crime Trainers and Educators Forum

Join the conversation with your peers in the field who are building knowledge on issues related to older victims of crime and abuse. Dialogues are happening on the NCALL forum on best practices for training and facilitation during the pandemic, anti-racism and increasing equitable access to services, and considerations for accessibility, among other topics. Register to start sharing information, learn from one another, and become a part of this emerging online community. Contact Katie Block, NCALL Project Coordinator, with any questions at

New GranteesJoin Us in Congratulating the Newest OVW Abuse in Later Life Grantees!
                  •  Arizona Department of Economic Security; Phoenix, AZ
                  • County of Contra Costa; Martinez, CA
                  • Ruby’s Place; Castro Valley, CA
                  • Boulder County; Boulder, CO
                  • Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council; Atlanta, GA
                  • Judiciary Courts of the State of Indiana; Indianapolis, IN
                  • The Associated: Jewish Federation of Baltimore; Baltimore, MD
                  • Montana Department of Corrections DBA Montana Board of Crime Control; Helena, MT
                  • Thirtieth Judicial District Domestic Violence Sexual Assault; Waynesville, NC
                  • Cleveland Rape Crisis Center; Cleveland, OH

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