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Health & Homeland Series: A Conversation on the Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and Toxic Stress

Date: Friday, September 27, 2019 Time: 09:00 AM Location: HC-5, The Capitol, Washington DC Issue: Border Security & Immigration, Health

In part two of a series on homeland security and health, the Committee will host a discussion with Surgeon General of California, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris and Obama Administration Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin, with opening remarks from John Hopkins Professor Dr. Maria Trent. The discussion will focus on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and the Trump Administration’s policies and proposals - including indefinite detention of children, family separation, and the public charge rule. Adverse childhood experiences related to natural disasters and migration will also be discussed.

The event is sponsored by Rep. Bennie G. Thompson, Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, and Rep. Lauren Underwood, Vice Chairwoman of the Committee on Homeland Security.

More information to follow.


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