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Dear Colleague,


We write to invite you to Part II of the “Health & Homeland Series briefingA Conversation on the Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and Toxic Stress on Friday, September 27, 2019 from 9:00 a.m.
to 10:30 a.m. HC-5, The Capitol


The event will feature a conversation with Dr. Regina Benjamin, MD 18th Surgeon General of the United States,  and Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, Surgeon General of California, as they discuss the impact the current
Administration has had on Children’s Health in relation to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) and Toxic Stressors.


There will be Opening Remarks by Dr. Maria Trent, MD, MPH,  Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Medicine who will discuss the impacts that racism and bias have on ACE’s.


We hope you will join us to discuss the challenges of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Toxic Stress. Breakfast will be served at this event, and staff are welcome.   Please RSVP no later than September 26, 2019 to . 

Thank you for your consideration,


Bennie G. Thompson




Lauren Underwood

Vice Chairwoman

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