This report was created as part of the Defending Childhood Initiative created by Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. This initiative strives to harness resources from across the Department of Justice to:
- Prevent children's exposure to violence.
- Mitigate the negative impact of children's exposure to violence when it does occur.
- Develop knowledge and spread awareness about children's exposure to violence.
"Attorney General's Advisory Committee on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence: Ending Violence so Children Can Thrive." Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. United States Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. November 2014. Report. (http://www.washingtonpost.com/r/2010-2019/WashingtonPost/2014/11/17/Nati..., accessed March 3, 2023)