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National Delinquency Prevention Education Project to strengthen successful models in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico in cooperation with other funded projects, linking LRE wit

Award Information

Award #
2003-MU-FX-K009
Location
Awardee County
Los Angeles
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2003
Total funding (to date)
$1,667,414

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2003, $561,650)

In 2003-2004, the Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF) will support OJJDP's National Law-Related Education Program through disseminating the VOICE and Primary VOICE programs; providing professional development in LRE best practices; developing on-line resources for its web sites and the YFJ LRENET listserv; continuing intensive technical assistance in Vermont, liaison responsibilities for fourteen other states, and technical assistance to the national LRE network; developing and coordinating the RFP process for State LRE Centers; conducting a national student teach-in on Youth Service Day; providing two national CPO/SRO trainings for local replication; supporting development of the YFJ web site; and providing fiscal management and oversight for state revitalization grants, state best practices grants, state exemplary/innovative practices grants, and multi-state technical assistance conferences.

NCA/NCF

In 2004-2005 the Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF) will support this mission by: disseminating the VOICE and Primary VOICE programs and conducting professional development programs in partnership with State LRE Centers; developing on-line resources for its web sites and the YFJ web site; maintaining YFJ LRENET and Teach LRE; continuing liaison responsibilities for fifteen states and providing technical assistance to the national LRE network; developing and coordinating the RFP process for State LRE Centers; expanding a national student teach-in on Youth Service Day; providing national CPO/SRO trainings; and managing and overseeing funds relating to state revitalization, state exemplary and innovative programs, and multi-state technical assistance conferences.

NCA/NCF

The Constitutional Rights Foundation is one of OJJDP's National Law-Related Education partners. Law-Related Education develops in young people a commitment to the rule of law by teaching strategies to avoid delinquent behavior and providing opportunities for participating as effective citizens. A consortium of five national law-related education (LRE) organizations, Youth For Justice (YFJ) provides sustainable, high quality LRE programs for at-risk youth and their communities. YFJ works in close collaboration with a national network of State LRE Centers and with schools, community groups, and legal and governmental organizations to promote model initiatives; disseminate field-tested materials; and deliver training and technical assistance to educators and parents in schools, communities, and juvenile justice settings.NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 19, 2003