There is a burgeoning elder justice movement among Native American, or indigenous American, tribes all across the United States. This blog describes the current landscape of the indigenous elder justice movement, notes the specific challenges to this community, highlights the work currently being done, and serves as resource for collaboration. I had the wonderful opportunity of interviewing Dr. Jacqueline Gray, Project Director for the National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative (NIEJI) to learn about the unique work NIEJI is doing in this area. More →
An evaluation of the Brooklyn MDT was conducted by Drs. Jeanne Teresi and Mildred Ramirez – affiliated with the Hebrew Home at Riverdale – in collaboration with the NYCEAC’s Research Team and MDT members.
Members of the Center’s Research Team include: Risa Breckman, LCSW; Mark Lachs, MD, MPH; Mildred Ramirez, PhD; Robin Roberts, LMSW; and Jeanne Teresi, PhD;
For more information, please contact Dr. Mildred Ramirez at email@example.com.