[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 225 (Thursday, November 21, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 69876-69877]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-27875]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OJP (OJJDP) Docket No. 1635]


Hearing of the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task 
Force on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence

AGENCY: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), 
Justice.

ACTION: Notice of hearing.

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SUMMARY: This is an announcement of the first hearing of the Advisory 
Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian/
Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence (hereafter referred to as 
the AIAN Advisory Committee). The AIAN Advisory Committee is chartered 
to provide the Attorney General with valuable advice in the areas of 
American Indian/Alaska Native children's exposure to violence for the 
purpose of

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addressing the epidemic levels of exposure to violence faced by tribal 
youth. Based on the testimony at four public hearings, on comprehensive 
research, and on extensive input from experts, advocates, and impacted 
families and tribal communities nationwide, the AIAN Advisory Committee 
will issue a final report to the Attorney General presenting its 
findings and comprehensive policy recommendations in the fall of 2014.

DATES: This first hearing will take place on Monday, December 9, 2013, 
at 8:30 a.m., (full-day session) and Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at 
8:30 a.m. (morning session only).

ADDRESSES: The hearing will take place at the Best Western Ramkota 
Hotel, 800 South 3rd Street, Bismarck, ND 58504.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Antal, AIAN Advisory Committee 
Designated Federal Officer (DFO) and Deputy Associate Administrator, 
Youth Development, Prevention and Safety Division, Office of Juvenile 
Justice & Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, 810 7th 
Street NW., Washington, DC 20531. Phone: (202) 514-1289 [note: this is 
not a toll-free number]; email: james.antal@usdoj.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This hearing is being convened to provide 
information to the AIAN Advisory Committee about the issue of American 
Indian/Alaska Native children's exposure to violence in the home. The 
focus for this first hearing will be on issues of domestic violence, 
and child physical and sexual abuse. The final agenda is subject to 
adjustment, but it is anticipated that on December 9, 2013, there will 
be a morning and afternoon session, with a break for lunch. The morning 
session will likely include welcoming remarks and introductions, and 
panel presentations from invited guests on the impact of American 
Indian/Alaska Native children's exposure to violence in the home. The 
afternoon session will likely include presentations from experts 
invited to brief the AIAN Advisory Committee on measuring and 
describing American Indian/Alaska Native children's exposure to 
violence, and existing programs that attempt to address this issue. 
There will also be opportunities for public comment to occur in the 
afternoon on December 9th. On December 10th, there will be a morning 
session that will include a review of material presented during the 
previous day and planning for subsequent hearings. This meeting is open 
to the public. Members of the public who wish to attend this meeting 
must provide photo identification upon entering the hearing facility. 
Those wishing to provide public testimony during the hearings should 
register through the registration link at www.justice.gov/defendingchildhood at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting. 
Registrations will be accepted on a space available basis. Testimony 
will not be allowed without prior registration. Please bring photo 
identification and allow extra time prior to the meeting for your 
arrival. Persons interested in providing written testimony to the AIAN 
Advisory Committee should submit their written comments to the DFO at 
least seven (7) days prior to the hearing at james.antal@usdoj.gov.
    Anyone requiring special accommodations should notify Mr. Antal at 
least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting.

Jim Antal,
Deputy Associate Administrator, Youth Development, Prevention and 
Safety Division and AI/AN Advisory Committee Designated Federal 
Officer, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office 
of Justice Programs.
[FR Doc. 2013-27875 Filed 11-20-13; 8:45 am]
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