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Older Americans Month

May 9, 2019 by ncall

It's May, which means it's Older Americans Month (OAM)! OAM is a time to honor the contributions and impacts older Americans have on their communities, families, and the country as a whole.

WEAAD 2019: Lifting Up Voices Webinar

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2019: Lifting Up Voices Webinar

April 24, 2019 by ncall

You are cordially invited to the premiere showing of our draft video series titled Lifting Up the Voices of Older Survivors (LUV).  On June 5, the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL), Terra Nova Films (TNF), the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), and the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) will unveil the LUV video project and share these memorable stories with the field to receive critical and timely feedback on these draft training videos and guidebook materials during the period of pilot testing and stakeholder review.  

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 3, 2019 by ncall

People of any age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or social status can experience sexual violence during their lifetime. Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) is a time to raise public awareness about sexual assault and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence.

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Building the NCALL Brand

March 1, 2019 by ncall

I first learned of NCALL during a transitional time in my career. I was doing freelance graphic design work and helping my mom care for my dad who was terminally ill. When a part-time position opened up at NCALL, I applied knowing that steady, part-time work would still give me time with my dad and allow me to provide respite for my mom. Honestly, though, I think sometimes life guides me to places I need to be.

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Let’s Lift Up the Voices of Older Survivors for WEAAD 2019

February 8, 2019 by ncall

The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) and the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) invite you to join us in Lifting Up Voices for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) 2019, a theme that is centered on unifying the parallel fields of Elder Justice and Violence Against Women by bringing to the forefront the lived experiences of older people around the globe. 

NCALL 20th Anniversary Blog Series

Becoming and Being an Advocate

February 1, 2019 by ncall

Through my years working with older victims and survivors, a consistent theme was present. Systems were not set up to provide equitable and just access to supports or justice for older adults. Further, those living at the intersection of older age, race, sexuality, language, and disability often face larger hurdles and more complex stereotypes.