For the Sake of our Elders: A Campaign to Fight Elder Abuse
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Established in 1974, Bet Tzedek provides free legal assistance to thousands of needy residents throughout Los Angeles. Its approach combines direct legal representation with outreach, education, and legislative advocacy. Its services include elder law, housing, employment rights, government benefits, bankruptcy, community outreach and Holocaust survivor services.
For the Sake of our Elders: A Campaign to Fight Elder Abuse in the Jewish Community addresses the prevalence of elder abuse in the LA community by focusing on empowering older adults within the Jewish community to identify and speak out on the issue, and by training Jewish clergy and educators on legal responsibilities and tactics for ending elder abuse.