2014

Advisory Committee on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence Holds Final Public Hearing

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence will hold its fourth and final public hearing in Anchorage, Alaska, 1:00 – 6:30 p.m. AKDT, June 11, 2014, and 8:30 a.m.6:30 p.m. AKDT, June 12, 2014.

The advisory committee, which includes tribal members and national experts in American Indian studies, child health and trauma, victim services and child welfare, will use information gathered during the four public hearings to produce a final report of policy recommendations, which they will present to the Attorney General in late 2014.

Three prior public hearings took place Dec. 9, 2013, in Bismarck, N.D., Feb. 11, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz., and April 16-17, 2014, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.  For more information on the advisory committee, the full list of members, how to register for the event and how to provide written testimony, please visit: justice.gov/defendingchildhood.

WHO: Associate Attorney General Tony West
Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Mary Lou Leary
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Administrator Robert L. Listenbee
Members of the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence

WHAT: Public hearing held by the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence

WHERE: Sheraton Anchorage Hotel
Howard Rock Ballroom
401 East 6th Avenue
Anchorage, Alaska

WHEN: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
1:00 p.m.6:30 p.m. (AKDT)
and
Thursday, June 12, 2014
8:30 a.m.6:30 p.m. (AKDT)

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SOURCE Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs



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