Sunday, June 03, 2007

Art for Elder Abuse Awareness

In my March 26 post, I mentioned that an advanced graphics design class at City College of San Francisco that I’ve been working with got interested in World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and decided to design posters for a class assignment. Here are the wonderful results.

Several of the posters have been translated into multiple languages. The class designed collateral materials too.

For those of you who don't know about World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the event was launched last year on June 15, 2006 and is sponsored by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA). Communities around the world developed educational programs, press conferences, and awareness events, which ranged from balloon races in the UK, to quilt-making in Canada, to wearing white socks in South Africa. INPEA encourages any group that would like to participate to host marches, vigils, conferences, symposia, press briefings, media events. For more information and other resources, including Community Guide to Raise World Awareness on Adult Abuse Tool Kit, visit NPEA’s website at:

By the way, the CCSF class has agreed to make the materials available to anyone who’d like to use them to promote events. To find out more, contact Clinton Froehlich, the director of the project, at:

Way to go, CCSF! Thank you.

Please feel free to pass this message along to anyone you think might be interested in using the materials.

1 comment:

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Beautiful site and articles! Many thanks!!!

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