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Coordinating Council To Address Recommendations of Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence

April 4, 2013

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The Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention will convene in Washington, DC, on April 12, 2013, to discuss the implementation of recommendations set forth in the “Report of the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence.” Attorney General Eric Holder commissioned the report as part of the Defending Childhood Initiative and it is a blueprint for reducing the impact of trauma on children who witness or experience violence.

The Council, chaired by the Attorney General, coordinates federal programs relating to juvenile delinquency prevention and missing and exploited children. Robert L. Listenbee, Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, serves as vice chair.

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The meeting will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET and is open to the public. Pre-registration is required by Monday, April 8.

Learn more about the Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence.