7th World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2012,“Together: Respecting Elders from all our communities”, June 14, 2012 from 1:00 to 4:30 pm, Salle communautaire Galeries du Parc, 3575 Park Avenue, Montreal. Welcome all! Join us for an afternoon of activities, entertainment and refreshments! Wear something purple in solidarity!
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is held in June each year. The first World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was organized by the International Network for the Prevention for Elder Abuse (INPEA) in 2006.The day serves as a call to action for individuals, organizations and communities to raise awareness about abuse, neglect and exploitation of older people.
The organizers of this event in Montreal are:
Ressources ethnoculturelles contre l’abus envers les aînéEs(RECAA)
Centre d’orientation sociale et paralégale pour immigrants(COPSI)
Ageing Communications Media research network (Concordia University)
Atwater Library and Computer Centre’s Digital Literacy Project
RECAA’s mission is to raise awareness of elder abuse among Montreal communities through non-verbal theater.
COPSI’s mandate is to facilitate the integration of immigrants into Quebec society.
Contact for interviews and more details:
(English) Anne Caines firstname.lastname@example.org, tel: 514-746-5960
(French) Carmen Gonzales email@example.com, tel: 514-729-7098