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National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

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The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging (lgbtagingcenter.org) is the country's first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Established in 2010 through a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging provides training, technical assistance and educational resources to aging providers, LGBT organizations and LGBT older adults.   The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is a project of Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) in partnership with:        * American Society on Aging      * Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging and Longevity, Hunter College      * CenterLink      * FORGE Transgender Aging Network      * GRIOT Circle      * The LGBT Aging Project      * National Association of Area Agencies on Aging      * National Council on Aging’s National Institute of Senior Centers      * Openhouse      * PHI
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Anti-Defamation League

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The Anti-Defamation League assists victims of discrimination or bias-motivated violence to achieve redress of justifiable grievances through mediation, administration, or judicial means. It also works with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to provide information and training to deal appropriately and respectfully with victims of bias crimes.

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Male Survivor (formerly National Organization on Male Sexual Victimization)

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Dedicated to a safe world, Male Survivor is an organization of diverse individuals committed to the prevention, treatment and elimination of all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through research, education, advocacy, and activism. This is accomplished through public education, advocating treatment for victims and perpetrators, and offering voice and experience to those developing prevention programs.

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Legal Momentum

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Legal Momentum (formerly National Organization for Women Legal Defense & Education Fund) strives to achieve equality and improve the lives of women and girls by transforming the institutions and values of our society through legal advocacy, public policy development, communications, education, and strategies alliances. It also offers free, confidential legal information, as well as referrals to direct service providers across the country, and legal resource kits.

Legal Momentum advances the rights of women and girls by using the power of the law and creating innovative public policy.

 

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YWCA of the U.S.A.

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The YWCA of the U.S.A. is a national women’s organization with 309 local affiliates. Local YWCA’s offer a variety of services including services for victims of domestic violence and rape, emergency and long term housing, child care and youth development programs, employment training, women’s health programs, resource and referral services and advocacy. Its mission: the empowerment of women and girls and the elimination of racism.

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Sexual Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS)

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The Sexual Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to affirming that sexuality is a natural and healthy part of life. SIECUS develops, collects, and disseminates information, promotes comprehensive education about sexuality, and advocates the right of individuals to make responsible sexual choices.

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National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP)

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The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs seeks to address the pervasive problem of violence committed against and within the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV-positive communities. NCAVP is a coalition of programs, located across the country, that documents and advocates for victims of anti-LGBT and anti-HIV/AIDS violence and harassment, domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, police misconduct and other forms of victimization. NCAVP publishes two national reports on violence annually.

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