The NYC Elder Abuse Center at Weill Cornell Medicine is highlighting individuals and organizations that are making advancements in the field of racial equity within the elder justice field. This month, we feature Takai Forde.

This month, NYCEAC @ WCM’s Racial Equity Task Force interviewed Takai Forde, Social Work Supervisor at the JASA Legal/Social Work Elder Abuse Program in Queens. Takai shared with us her thoughts on why racial equity work is important in elder justice, how she strives to advance racial equity through her work at JASA, and what her vision is for the elder justice field in achieving equity for older adults and those who support them. Check out the interview below!


The Interview: Conducted by Ariel Hosey (NYCEAC Program Administrator) and Phillip Kim (NYCEAC EMDT Program Specialist)