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DOJ Task Force To Hold Third Hearing on Children Exposed to Violence

March 14, 2012

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The Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence, a key component of the Department's Defending Childhood Initiative, will hold its third of four public hearings in Miami, FL on March 19–21, 2012. The task force is examining the epidemic of children's exposure to violence as witnesses or victims and identifying policies and promising practices to address it.

The Miami hearing will focus on children's exposure to violence in their communities and at school. The Defending Childhood Task Force is interested in hearing from community members and professionals who work with children and families who have experienced violence and from directly impacted individuals. Written testimony may be submitted anytime through April 24, 2012.

You can register to attend the hearing or view it via Webinar on March 20 and March 21.

Resources:

For more information about the Miami hearing, go to http://www.justice.gov/defendingchildhood/miami-hearing.html.

To submit written testimony to the Miami hearing by April 24, go to http://www.justice.gov/defendingchildhood/tf-testimony.html.

To register to attend the hearing, email defendingchildhoodtaskforce@nccdcrc.org.

To register for the Webinar on March 20, 2012, visit https://www1.gotomeeting.com/ojoin/719875977/2970397.

To register for the Webinar on March 21, 2012, visit https://www1.gotomeeting.com/ojoin/740622681/2970397.

To learn more about the Defending Childhood Initiative, go to www.justice.gov/defendingchildhood/.

 

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