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The Elder Justice Coalition


A National Advocacy Voice for Elder Justice in America


Over 3,000 Member Coalition


John B. Breaux

 Honorary Chair


Robert Blancato

National Coordinator

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April 17, 2014

FREE Webinar: "Elder Justice Initiative: Action and Advocacy from the Grassroots Up"

APRIL 23, 2014 

3:30-4:30 PM EDT


Register HERE!



Join the Elder Justice Coalition for a webinar to discuss advocacy efforts surrounding the $25 million Elder Justice and APS Initiative proposed in the President's budget. Speakers will include Assistant Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee, EJC National Coordinator Bob Blancato, and federal and state advocates. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about ways you can help secure first-time funding for the Elder Justice Act!


Thanks to n4a for generously hosting this webinar!

Recess is Advocacy Time: Contact Congress!

Support the President's FY2015 request for first-time funding for the Elder Justice Act via the Elder Justice Initiative--contact your senators and representative! A sample letter and contact information can be found here on our website.

Dear Colleague Letters Sent by Rep. King, Sen. Blumenthal on Behalf of the Elder Justice Initiative

On April 4, Rep. Peter King (R-NY) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) both sent Dear Colleague letters to the House and Senate Appropriations Labor-HHS Subcommittees on behalf of the Elder Justice Initiative and other elder abuse prevention programs. Fourteen senators signed Sen. Blumenthal's letter and ten representatives signed Rep. King's letter

Reminder: Sign Our Petition!

The Elder Justice Coalition created a petition on Whitehouse.gov to encourage the Obama Administration to make the President's FY 2015 budget request of $25 million Elder Justice Initiative a priority when speaking to Congress. The petition will need 100,000 signatures by May 7, 2014 in order to receive a response from the President. You can sign the petition here: http://wh.gov/lvXWd