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May 2020

Building Your Trainer Toolbox, Part 1 Using and Citing Research

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This is the first in a 2-part series of webinars on how to build your toolbox as a trainer. In Part 1, we will focus on how to use and cite research properly, both to increase your own credibility as an expert and to avoid any potential fear of plagiarism. Guidance will also be given for identifying research sources from EVAWI’s portfolio of training materials. This information is designed to be helpful for anyone who interested in providing training on…

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National Missing Children’s Day

May 25
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June 2020

LGBTQIA Pride Month

June 1 - June 30

Pride Month is an entire month dedicated to the uplifting of LGBTQ voices, celebration of LGBTQ culture and the support of LGBTQ rights. Throughout the month of June, nationwide, there have traditionally been parades, protests, drag performances, live theater and memorials and celebrations of life for members of the community who lost their lives to HIV/AIDS. It is part political activism, part celebration of all the LGBTQ community has achieved over the years.

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 13
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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was launched by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations. The purpose of WEAAD is to provide an opportunity for communities around the world to promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older persons by raising awareness of the cultural, social, economic and demographic processes affecting elder abuse and neglect.

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Global Summit

June 15 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm

The NAPSA World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (Global) Summit was created in 2015. Each year the Global Summit on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day brings together national policy makers, advocates, financial services institutions, media, social services organizations and the general public, plus over 150 additional organizational and individual partners from all over the world. Please plan to join us this year as we continue to address this growing global problem.

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Juneteenth

June 19

Juneteenth marks our country’s second independence day. Although it has long celebrated in the African American community, this monumental event remains largely unknown to most Americans. The historical legacy of Juneteenth shows the value of never giving up hope in uncertain times. The National Museum of African American History and Culture is a community space where this spirit of hope lives on. A place where historical events like Juneteenth are shared and new stories with equal urgency are told.

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Fighting Fraud through Helplines

June 24 @ 1:00 pm

Many resources exist to assist victims of fraud, financial exploitation, identity theft, and other prevalent financial crimes. Some of these resources include helplines that support those who have experienced financial crime victimization. This webinar will focus on five different call centers and share what they do to assist different types of financial fraud victims.

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Elder Abuse: What Do We Know from Research and Practice?

June 30 @ 2:00 pm

The Center for Victim Research (CVR) invites you to attend our upcoming webinar, “Elder Abuse: What Do We Know from Research and Practice" on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 from 2 to 3 pm ET, which will focus on the current evidence surrounding challenges faced by older adult victims of crime.

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July 2020

A Right to Know: What Human Trafficking Survivors and Their Advocates Need to Know About Monetary Remedies in the Law

July 7 @ 12:00 pm

In 2003, Congress amended Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) to add a civil remedy provision. Most states have now followed Congress’ lead by passing human trafficking laws that also included a survivor’s right to sue. For many years these civil remedy provisions in the law have been underutilized in the fight against the crime of human trafficking. This seminar is designed to serve as an introduction to the civil remedy options available to survivors.

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