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Attorney General To Speak at Defending Childhood Webcast

May 5, 2011

Defending Childhood: Protect, Heal, Thrive logoOn Friday May 6, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. E.T., The Forum at the Harvard School of Public Health will air a Webcast featuring U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, "Defending Childhood and Youth: A Public Health Approach to Ending the Cycle of Violence."

In 2010, the Attorney General launched the Defending Childhood initiative to help prevent children's exposure to violence, mitigate the effects of violence when it does occur, and develop knowledge and spread awareness about the issue. During this Webcast, he will describe his vision for this initiative and its progress so far.


Watch the live Webcast at www.hsph.harvard.edu/forum/childhood-and-youth-eric-holder.cfm.

Submit a question for Attorney General Holder at theforum@hsph.harvard.edu.

Find out more about the Defending Childhood initiative at http://www.justice.gov/ag/defendingchildhood/.

Read the latest findings from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence at http://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/227744.pdf.


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