ERIC Number: ED311353
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-May-16
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Down These Mean Streets: Violence by and against America's Children. Hearing before the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.
The text of a Congressional hearing on violence involving children is presented in this document. An opening statement by committee chairman Representative George Miller introduces the topic. Statements are presented by Representatives Charles Hayes and Thomas J. Bliley, Jr. Testimony by the following witnesses is included: (1) Carl C. Bell, director, Community Mental Health Council, Chicago, Illinois, appearing on behalf of the American Psychiatric Association; (2) Delbert S. Elliott, professor of sociology, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado; (3) Gregory A. Loken, executive director of the Institute for Youth Advocacy and senior staff attorney at Covenant House, New York City, New York; (4) Deborah Meier, principal, Central Park East Secondary School, East Harlem, New York, New York; (5) Jacqueline Simms, acting commander, youth division, Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, D.C.; (6) Howard Spicak deputy commissioner, Massachusetts Department of PUblic Health, Boston, Massachusetts; (7) Reggie B. Walton, associate judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, and nominee for associate director, Office of National Drug Control Policy, Washington D.C.; and (8) Karl Zinsmeister, adjunct research associate American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, Washington, D.C. Prepared by these witnesses are included, as well as a letter by Deborah Prothrow-Stith, Commissioner of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts. (ABL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Delinquency, Hearings, Victims of Crime, Violence, Youth Problems
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.