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Defending Childhood Webinar To Discuss Violence Prevention Partnerships

September 4, 2014

Defending Childhood logoOn September 10, 2014, at 2 p.m. ET, the Defending Childhood initiative, in conjunction with OJJDP and Futures Without Violence, will present the 90-minute Webinar “From Associates to Allies: Forging Public Sector Partnerships that Prevent Violence.” Presenters will share how local governments and communities can work across public sectors to prevent gang violence, child abuse, bullying, and other violence. Participants will learn the benefits of collaborating with local school, health, criminal justice, and other sectors; explore non-traditional partnerships; and identify multi-sector strategies to prevent violence.

Registration is free and available online.

Resources:

Learn more about the Attorney General's Defending Childhood initiative.

Access publications in OJJDP’s National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence series.

Read about the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention.