Nominations are being accepted now through Friday, August 7, for the Call to Action: Southern California awards. Both individuals and institutions can be nominated. The awards are:
A lifetime achievement award presented to an individual who has successfully advocated for positive change in public policy or in the judiciary concerning the protection of elders from financial abuse and exploitation and the prosecution of those who abuse them.
Professional Leadership Award
Presented to an individual whose efforts have had a significant impact in developing innovative training models on the topics of investigating, prosecuting or litigating elder abuse, particularly elder financial abuse.
Visionary Leadership Award
Presented to an individual or organization who has had a profound impact on engaging a community or new market in the business of elder financial abuse prevention.
Donald N. Phelps Community Service Award
Presented to an individual or organization that has made a significant contribution to the prevention of elder abuse through the development of an innovative community-based partnership model.
To nominate a person or organization, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a description (250 words or less) of how they have made a significant impact on elder financial abuse prevention.
Please call 415.956.5556 if you have any questions. Call to Action: Southern California will be held on September 16, at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach. For more information, visit http://www.bewiseonline.org.