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American Indian And Alaska Native Children Exposed To Violence Federal Advisory Committee To Hold Second Public Hearing

February 11 in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community in Scottsdale, Ariz.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 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 second of four public hearings in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community in Scottsdale, Ariz., 8:30 a.m. MST, February 11, 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 four public hearings to produce a final report of policy recommendations for the Attorney General in late 2014. 

The Committee held its first hearing Dec. 9 in Bismarck, N.D.  Two additional hearings will be held in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and 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:  Associate Attorney General Tony West
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 of the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence

WHERE:  Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community
Talking Stick Hotel 
9800 East Bend Road 
Scottsdale, Ariz. 85256

WHEN: Tuesday, February 11
8:30 a.m. MST

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SOURCE Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

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