NATIONAL VIOLENT DEATH REPORTING SYSTEM ADVOCACY DAY
IN WASHINGTON, D.C.


WHEN:
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
8 a.m. 9 a.m.
Breakfast and briefings on congressional visits

9 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
Congressional meetings

12:30 p.m. 2 p.m.
Lunch

2 p.m. 3 p.m.
Congressional staff briefing

WHERE:
U.S. Capitol Building
Room: SC4

WHO:
The National Violence Prevention Network is a broad-based coalition of national organizations dedicated to violent death prevention by advocating for the full implementation of NVDRS in the United States.
National Violent Death Reporting System:
Key to Violence Prevention in Your State
Tuesday, March 4, 2008

You are invited to participate in the National Violence Prevention Network Advocacy Day on March 4, 2008 to build awareness and support for the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS). The day will be spent educating members of Congress about the goals of NVDRS and will provide you with an opportunity to discuss the benefits of this program to your state.

The National Violence Prevention Network will provide briefing materials to you in advance of your congressional appointments. The Network is committed to achieving full implementation of NVDRS by 2011, and we look forward to your participation in this very important effort.

Congressional Briefing Speakers Include:

Dr. Ileana Arias, Director - CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

Katherine Hempstead, MPH - New Jersey Violent Death Reporting System

Kathleen Monahan, MPH - Illinois Violent Death Reporting System, Children's Memorial Hospital

For more information, contact Malerie Giaimo
at 202-715-1549

Space is limited. R.S.V.P. by February 29 to malerie.giaimo@dittus.com.