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Baltimore Hearing

November 29-30, 2011 - University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Baltimore, MD

Attorney General Holder Holds Public Hearing on Children Exposed to Violence

Briefing Binder for The Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence (PDF)

Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the Defending Childhood Task Force Public Meeting

Albuquerque Hearing

January 30-February 1, 2012 - Albuquerque City Council Chambers, 1 Civic Plaza NW, Albuquerque, NM

Agenda (PDF)

Attorney General Eric Holder's Task Force Examines Children's Exposure to Violence in Rural and Tribal Communities   

Briefing Binder for the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence Public Hearing 2: Children's Exposure to Violence in Rural and Tribal Communities

Miami Hearing

March 19-21, 2012 - University of Miami Newman Alumni Center, 6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, FL

Agenda (PDF)

Briefing Binder for The Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence Public Hearing 3: Children's Exposure to Violence in the Community (PDF)

Too Many Innocent Kids Hurt by Domestic Violence, by Joe Torre

Attorney General's Task Force on Children's Exposure to Violence Holds Public Hearing in Miami

Detroit Hearing

April 23-25, 2012 - Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Agenda (PDF)

Briefing Binder for the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence Public Hearing 4: Protect, Heal Thrive (PDF)

Defending Our Most Vulnerable, by Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West

Defending Childhood: Be Part of the Solution to End Violence Against Children, by Robert Listenbee

Attorney General Eric Holder's Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence Holds Final Public Hearing in Detroit

Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West Speaks at the Defending Childhood Task Force Meeting
April 24, 2012 09:11 AM EDT
"When it comes to violence, the challenges our children face are clear. We know that over 60 percent -- regardless of race -- are exposed to some form of violence, crime, or abuse. Whether it's at home, in school, on the streets, or online, our children are witnessing and experiencing intolerable levels of violence. We also know that understanding the nature and extent of children's exposure to violence is essential to effectively combating its effects," said Acting Associate Attorney General West.
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Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs Mary Lou Leary Speaks at the Defending Childhood Task Force Meeting
April 24, 2012 08:54 AM EDT
"In the Office of Justice Programs, we're working to address children's exposure to violence comprehensively. We're beginning by grounding our approach in the evidence. We're supporting critical research and important data-gathering tools like the National Survey on Children's Exposure to Violence," said Acting Assistant Attorney General Leary.
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Updated: November 2013