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MD Officials Hold Call on Response to Children Seeking Refuge from Central American Violence

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BALTIMOREOn Tuesday, Secretary Ted Dallas from Maryland’s Department of Human Resources and AnneSheridan, Director for the Governor’s Office for Children, will hold ateleconference call to discuss steps the O’Malley-Brown Administration istaking in supporting the federal government’s efforts to help children seekingrefuge from violence in Central America.

By bringingthe community together, leveraging public-private partnerships and working withthe federal government, Maryland can ensure that these children are treatedwith compassion, are kept safe and are afforded due process through federallegal proceedings.

WHO:

SecretaryTed Dallas, Maryland Department of Human Resources

AnneSheridan, Director for the Governor’s Office for Children

WHAT:Discuss stepsbeing taken in Maryland to support the federal government effort to helpchildren seeking refuge from violence in Central America

WHEN: TODAY, August 5, 11:30a.m. ET

CALL INNUMBER: 800-862-9098

PASSCODE:Maryland

For moreinformation please contact DHR Director of Communications Brian Schleter at 443-253-4204.

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