Blog Posts -- Legislation & Policies

Pediatrician Dr. Nadine Burke Harris tells Congress how forcibly separating children from their families impacts their health

Pediatrician, Founder and CEO of the Center for Youth Wellness Dr. Nadine Burke Harris explained the science of adverse childhood experiences and the potentially severe health consequences of forcibly separating children from their parents to Congress in testimony she gave on June 27. To view Dr. Nadine Burke Harris' testimony, please click here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_KfxwXo1Oo&feature=youtu.be

AAP Announces New Initiative to Confront Violence in Children's Lives [AAP.org]

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) today announces a new initiative in the wake of the recent killings of two black men in St. Paul, Minn., and Baton Rouge, La., and of five police officers in Dallas. The AAP will convene a group of pediatrician experts to identify new approaches to protect children, adolescents and young adults from the epidemic of violence occurring in their everyday lives. The initiative's members, agenda and goals will be shared in the coming days, and will address...

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