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2022 Elder Abuse Conference 

20th Annual Elder Abuse Conference


The Syracuse Area Domestic & Sexual Violence Coalition's Elder Justice Committee hosted a conference entitled “The Future Direction of Elder Justice: Advocacy, Equity, and Inclusion" to recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in Onondaga County.

At this year's event, both seniors and community partners from across Onondaga County joined together to address elder abuse. The conference provides critical preventative education about Elder Abuse to the Syracuse community and professionals who work here.

Conference presentations covered a diverse array of topics, including:

Bob Blancato Keynote: WEAAD 101: State of Elder Justice

Juanita Davis Keynote: Activating Racial Imagination: Framework for Equity & Justice

Workshop A: Broken Trust: Financial Exploitation, Poverty, and Trauma

Workshop B: Abuse in Later Life 101

Workshop C: Capacity & Competency

To learn more about elder abuse and its effects on our community click here.