[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 60 (Friday, March 28, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17577-17578]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-06989]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OJP (OJJDP) Docket No. 1652]


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 third 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 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 third hearing will take place on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 
from 1:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. and Thursday, April 17, 2014 from 8:30 a.m.-
12:00 p.m. A post-hearing debrief session will take place on Thursday, 
April 17, 2014 from 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The hearing will take place at the Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-
Six, Panorama Ballroom, 2301 SE. 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 
33316. Phone: (954) 525-6666.

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)

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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. The focus for 
this third hearing will be on American Indian Children Exposed to 
Violence in the Community. The final agenda is subject to adjustment, 
but it is anticipated that on April 16, 2014, there will be an 
afternoon session and on April 17, 2014, there will be a morning 
session. The agenda for the afternoon session on April 16, 2014 will 
likely include welcoming remarks and introductions, and panel 
presentations from invited guests on topics focused on American Indian 
Children Exposed to Violence in the Community. The agenda for the 
morning session on April 17, 2014, will likely include presentations 
from witnesses invited to brief the AIAN Advisory Committee on 
community violence issues faced by American Indian Children, and 
existing programs that attempt to address this issue. It is anticipated 
there will be scheduled opportunities for public testimony at the end 
of both days of the hearing, including an opportunity for public 
comment during an open microphone session just prior to the conclusion 
of both days of the hearing. On April 17th, there will be a post-
hearing debrief session that will include a review of material 
presented during the previous day and planning for subsequent hearings. 
The debrief session will not have an opportunity for public comment; 
however both the public hearing and the debrief meeting are open to the 
public.
    Those wishing to provide scheduled oral public testimony on either 
day of the hearing should register through the registration link at 
www.justice.gov/defendingchildhood at least seven (7) days in advance 
of the meeting. The scheduled public oral testimony will be accepted on 
a space available basis. Those wishing to provide oral testimony during 
the open microphone session, which will likely occur just prior to the 
conclusion of both days of the hearing, may register through the 
registration link at www.justice.gov/defendingchildhood or register 
onsite April 16 and 17, 2014 at the registration desk. Prior 
registration is encouraged.
    Those wishing to provide written testimony for this third hearing 
should register and submit their written testimony at www.justice.gov/defendingchildhood. Those wishing to provide written testimony not 
specific to this third hearing can simply send their written testimony 
to testimony@tlpi.org on an ongoing basis. Written testimony will also 
be accepted onsite April 16 and 17, 2014 at the registration desk.
    Anyone requiring special accommodations should notify Mr. Antal at 
james.antal@usdoj.gov at least seven (7) days in advance of the 
meeting.

Jeffrey Gersh,
Deputy Associate Administrator, Youth Development, Prevention and 
Safety Division, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 
Office of Justice Programs.
[FR Doc. 2014-06989 Filed 3-27-14; 8:45 am]
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