In 2010, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced the launch of the “Defending Childhood” initiative to help prevent children’s and young people’s exposure to violence, mitigate its effects and put an end to cycles of violence that undermine the public’s health. During this webcast, he described his vision for this initiative and its progress so far.
Part of: Policy Controversies.
- Defending Childhood Initiative
The United States Department of Justice
- Attorney General Unveils Defending Childhood Initiative
- Harvard Youth Violence Prevention Center
The mission of the Harvard Youth Violence Prevention Center (HYVPC) is to work collaboratively to build community capacity for youth violence prevention in Boston.