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New Blog Series - Defending Childhood Recommendations: A closer look

July 23, 2013

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New Blog Series - Defending Childhood Recommendations: A closer look

July 23, 2013

Attorney General Eric Holder affirms that children's exposure to violence is nothing less than a national crisis. With this public health issue comes serious ramifications for the future of our country and the young men and women who will soon be called upon to build that future.

In an effort to address children's exposure to violence, Holder launched the Defending Childhood Initiative in 2010, which has since resulted in a report on prevalence and recommendations. This report was developed through key input from experts, advocates, impacted families and communities nationwide, as well as from the outcomes of public hearings and comprehensive research.

Now what?

This month, the Safe Start Center is taking a closer look at some of the recommendations through ourDefending Childhood Recommendations blog series, where you can learn more about what is being done and what you can do to help.

Check out the recently published blogs below:

We invite you to follow our blog through the rest of the month as we further explore the blueprint for preventing and reducing the negative effects of childhood exposure to violence across the United States. We hope you will share your ideas and strategies your community is using to accomplish the Task Force's recommendations.




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