Media Advisory: Advisory Committee On American Indian And Alaska Native Children Exposed To Violence Holds Third Public Hearing

WASHINGTON, April 14, 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 third of four public hearings in Fort Lauderdale, FL., 1:00 – 6:30 p.m. EDT, April 16, 2014, and 8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m. EDT, April 17, 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.

Two prior public hearings took place Dec. 9, 2013 in Bismarck, N.D., and Feb. 11, 2014 in Scottsdale, AZ. The final hearing will be held later this year in Anchorage, Alaska.

For more information on the advisory committee, upcoming hearings, the full list of members, how to register for the event and how to provide written testimony, please visit: justice.gov/defendingchildhood.

WHO:            
Assistant Attorney General Karol V. Mason, Office of Justice Programs 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:      
Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six   
2301 S.E. 17th Street  
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316

WHEN:         
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
1:00 p.m.6:30 p.m. EDT
and
Thursday, April 17, 2014
8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m. (EDT)

NOTE:  All media must present government-issued photo I.D. (such as driver's license) as well as valid media credentials.

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SOURCE Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs



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