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Chicago Proclaims Childhood Exposure to Violence Week

April 20, 2010

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Chicago's Mayor Richard M. Daley has proclaimed the week of April 19-23, 2010, as Childhood Exposure to Violence Prevention Week.

The week's activities are being coordinated by Chicago Safe Start, a program of the Office of Violence Prevention in the Chicago Public Health Department. The theme of this year's observance is "Every Person, Every Day!"

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is supporting community-based strategic planning to prevent and reduce the impact of children's exposure to violence through the Attorney General's Children Exposed to Violence Demonstration Program.

Resources:

For further information about Childhood Exposure to Violence Prevention Week, visit www.safestartcenter.org/pdf/2010-cevweek-flyer.pdf.

Additional information on the Attorney General's Children Exposed to Violence Demonstration Program is available le at ojjdp.ncjrs.gov/funding/FundingDetail.asp?fi=179.

 

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