In the Media Tag: violence

Shelby County to Sustain Defending Childhood Work Beyond Federal Funding

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After 5 years of U.S. Department of Justice sponsorship as a Defending Childhood site, Shelby County, Tenn., is set to sustain for the foreseeable future the work it has been doing both to limit and deal with children’s exposure to violence. The partnerships Shelby County has formed with several entities have made this possible. But… Read More

Norris says state’s Kids Count ranking of 36th is “unacceptable”

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One component of his efforts has been at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, where Norris is helping create and fund a Center for Health in Justice-Involved Youth to study the neurological impacts of violence on children and youth.