ERIC Number: ED384434
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Children's Express: National Hearings on Violence in the Child's Life, at Home, at School & on the Streets (Washington, D.C., October 25-27, 1993).
Goodwillie, Susan, Ed.
This report provides testimony from children and adolescents who have experienced violence, along with testimony and comments from child advocates, legislators, government officials, educators, and youth leaders on violence and its effects on American youth. The report includes background information on the Children's Express Foundation (CE), a hearings schedule, and testimony from 56 individuals. Each panel session also includes questions from CE student examiners. Five appendixes provide: (1) a summary of findings and recommendations on the nature of violence in America today, approaches to the treatment of violence, and action needed; (2) profiles of CE student examiners; (3) profiles of witnesses and speakers; (4) profiles of programs and institutions highlighted in the hearings; and (5) media quotes on the hearings. A list of CE publications is included. (MDM)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Adolescents, Advocacy, Childhood Attitudes, Children, Family Violence, Guns, Hearings, Program Descriptions, Public Officials, Social Action, Social Problems, Violence, Youth Leaders
Children's Express, 1440 New York Avenue, N.W., Suite 510 Washington, DC 20005 ($5).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Mott (C.S.) Foundation, Flint, MI.; George Gund Foundation, Cleveland, OH.
Authoring Institution: Children's Express Foundation, Inc., New York, NY.