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. 

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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.

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,...