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Education in Law and Juvenile Justice

Award Information

Award #
2003-MU-FX-K015
Location
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2003
Total funding (to date)
$827,002

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2003, $256,000)

As one of seven national partners, the American Bar Association (ABA) will support the goals of OJJDP's National Law-Related Education Program through enhancing civic education and addressing juvenile delinquency through high-quality law-related education (LRE) programs. The ABA's role in the project includes leadership development through sponsorship of conferences, development of publications to inform existing and recruit new LRE practitioners, information dissemination through a national resource center, the creation of innovative programs, and mobilization of leadership support for Youth For Justice goals.

NCA/NCF

The Division for Public Education at American Bar Association (ABA) brings expertise and a long-term commitment to the goals of OJJDP's Youth for Justice (YFJ)Program, the cooperative OJJDP national effort to enhance civic education and address juvenile delinquency through high-quality law-related education (LRE) programs. The ABA's role in the project includes leadership development through sponsorship of conferences, development of publications to inform existing and recruit new LRE practitioners, information dissemination through a national resource center, the creation of innovative programs, and mobilization of leadership support for YFJ goals.

NCA/NCF

This project seeks to create and model innovative programs and publications for lawyers, judges, teachers, students, and other youth to improve literacy; academic achievement; and overall increased knowlege and application of Law-Related Education. The performance measures will report on the amount of increased knowledge based on surveys and output measures that include the number of publications disseminated. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 20, 2003