NCALL 20th Anniversary Blog Series

NCALL 20th Anniversary Blog Series

January 1, 2019 by ncall

Over the next 12-months, we will be highlighting perspectives and stories from staff, allies and older survivors who have worked closely for or with NCALL over the past 20 years. To kick off this exciting anniversary year, NCALL Director, Bonnie Brandl, answered some questions to reflect on how we got here, and what she is looking towards in the future.

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Abuse in Later Life Funding Opportunity

November 6, 2018 by ncall

The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) has opened the grant solicitation for OVW Fiscal Year 2019 Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program. All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on January 8, 2019.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2018

October 15, 2018 by ncall

Earlier this year, NCALL joined other members of The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence’s (NRCDV) Domestic Violence Awareness Project Advisory Committee (DVAP) in Baltimore to develop a message for Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) 2018 and beyond that represents a unified voice about gender-based violence and its impact on society. That message is #1Thing.

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Welcome new NCALL team member, Katie Block!

October 12, 2018 by ncall

The NCALL team is excited to announce that Katie Block has joined our staff on October 1 as the new National Resource Center Project Coordinator! Katie brings a vast set of skills and expertise on elder abuse, advocacy, and victim...

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Honoring Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 1, 2018 by ncall

On this first day of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) celebrates a year of great accomplishments with the domestic violence movement. As the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is set to expire,...

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Funding Opportunity to Reach Underserved Victims of Crime

September 24, 2018 by ncall

Reaching Victims of Crime Mini-Grant Overview  The Reaching Victims Mini-Grant program will fund up to 10 projects, with awards up to $50,000, that seek to better identify, reach, and/or serve victims from communities that are frequently underrepresented in healing services and avenues to justice....

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LGBTQ Pride Month

June 18, 2018 by ncall

This Pride month marks five years since the Supreme Court Windsor decision, and three years since Obergefell v. Hodges, which gave full marriage equality in all states and territories. While this is a significant advancement, the rash of new proposed laws and the...

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WEAAD 2018 Webinar Now Online for Streaming

June 8, 2018 by ncall

On June 7, 2018,  NCALL and the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP) hosted a 90-minute webinar in recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This webinar featured a 50-minute international conversation between Bonnie Brandl (United States), Dr. Jane Mears (Australia), Bridget...

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2018

June 1, 2018 by ncall

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was launched in 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization  at the United Nations as a way for communities to raise awareness of elder abuse and neglect around the...