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Girls Connect Program for Girls in Juvenile Justice Facilities

Award Information

Awardee
Award #
15PJDP-22-GG-04505-GJSX
Location
Awardee County
Travis
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2022
Total funding (to date)
$501,862

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $501,862)

The Girls Empowerment Network, in partnership with The Excellence and Advancement Foundation and the Ron Jackson State Juvenile Correctional Complex in Brownwood, Texas propose to build on existing best practices from The Girls Empowerment Network Girl Connect program to pilot an enhanced online program, Girl Connect for Juvenile Justice Involved Adolescents, that focuses on reducing recidivism through stress management, growth mindset, failure and resiliency, communication, and healthy friendships.  The initial population will be girls between the age of 10-19 at Ron Jackson State Juvenile Correctional Complex in Brownwood, Texas. The projected goal is to reach at least 200 juvenile justice involved adolescent girl across a 36-month period.

Date Created: September 30, 2022