The Elder Justice Coalition, through national and grassroots advocacy, educational briefings, media outreach, research, and information dissemination seeks to:
The goal of the NCEA is to improve the national response to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation by gathering, housing, disseminating, and stimulating innovative, validated methods of research, practice policy and education. Our objectives are to:
Colorado Senior Lobby is the only non-partisan, non-affiliated, all-volunteer non-profit that has been serving the entire spectrum – every stripe and category – of Colorado seniors for 38 years; helping those seniors learn more about how public policy and resource allocation to senior-related issues intersect – and most importantly, how to become active participants in public processes.
For CSL, advocacy and “lobbying” are one in the same. When we lobby, we are advocating for (or against) public policy issues that impact older Coloradans. There are many steps involved in effective advocacy, and CSL volunteers may select one or more of them as their way to be involved:
The Administration for Community Living was created around the fundamental principle that older adults and people of all ages with disabilities should be able to live where they choose, with the people they choose, and with the ability to participate fully in their communities.
By funding services and supports provided by networks of community-based organizations, and with investments in research, education, and innovation, ACL helps make this principle a reality for millions of Americans.
ACL currently is seeking comments and input on a variety of issues and initiatives. You also will find closed comment opportunities.