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Second Public Hearing of Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence

January 16, 2014

Attorney General’s Task Force on
American Indian and Alaska Native
Children Exposed to Violence

Hearing #2 to be held in Phoenix, Arizona

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, from 8:30AM – 6:30PM

Theme: Juvenile Justice Systems’ (Tribal, State, Federal) Response to AI/AN Children Exposed to Violence

Salt River Talking Stick Hotel
9800 E Indian Bend Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85256


The second hearing of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence will be held in Phoenix, Arizona on February 11, 2014. This meeting is open to the public. It is anticipated that scheduled oral public testimony will be offered during both the morning and afternoon hearing sessions including an open microphone session just prior to the conclusion of the hearing. 

  • While on-site registration will be provided, those wishing to provide oral public testimony are encouraged to register here in advance of the meeting. 
  • Those wishing to provide written testimony - please send written testimony to
  • While not required, those wishing to attend the February 11th hearing are also encouraged to register in advance of the hearing.

This task force is anchored by both a federal working group that includes U.S. Attorneys and officials from the Departments of the Interior and Justice and an advisory committee of experts appointed to examine the scope and impact of violence facing American Indian and Alaska Native children and make policy recommendations to Attorney General Holder on ways to address it. 

The hearing agenda, flyer, and Federal Register notice for this 2nd hearing are available on the AI/AN Hearings page available through the Justice Department’s Defending Childhood website.

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