Originally published by Elizabeth Podnieks, PhD, Professor Emerita at Ryerson University. Click here to visit the Center for Digital Aging’s website. “Imagine all the people Living life in peace” -John Lennon June 15th is the eleventh commemoration of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)! This blog is about the power of imagination … how it […]
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Many Latin@ and LGBTQ survivors of intimate partner violence face difficult barriers when accessing services. Similarly, individuals living with HIV/AIDS also encounter societal stigma and structural challenges that place them at the margins. Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network recognizes that those living at intersecting identities and realities, such as TransLatin@ survivors of intimate partner violence living with HIV/AIDS, often encounter isolation and lack of understanding from the part of service providers.
El Arte de Sobrevivir: Embedding support for survivors in the community with the multi-tiered Promotor(a) de Salud model
By Elaine Ezekiel, Community Manager, MHP Salud El Arte de Sobrevivir (The Art of Surviving) is a support group program that uses the multi-tiered Promotor(a) de Salud model to provide support to low-income, Hispanic, Spanish-speaking survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and/or stalking. This model employs a Promotora (also known as a Community Health Worker) who […]