over 25% of the children reported witnessing a violent act,
almost 10% saw a family member attack another family member.
Multiple victimizations were also common
nearly 40% of the children experienced two or more episodes during the year.
Reported life time exposure to violence was one-third to one-half higher than the reported exposure in the past year.
What is your vision of your neighborhood when children and youth are not exposed to violence in their homes, schools, or communities? What would life be like for children, youth, families and others in your community?
What kinds of resources do we have in our community now to keep children and youth from being exposed to violence?
What are the most important resources we need to have more of -- and the changes we need to make -- to keep children and youth from being exposed to violence?