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Expansion and intergration of after-school and prevention programs for at-risk youth

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $98,948)

Labor And Industry for Education (LIFE) is a non-profit organization founded in the 1970's to provide educational, recreational, vocational and support services to New York community members. The project will provide after school activities at a central learning center and its auxiliary recreational sites before school, after school and on weekends to at-risk youth. Participants will build skills in areas to include: Communication, Organization, Critical Thinking, Social Development and Academic Enrichment, utilizing a variety of multi-media art activities. Program performance measures include: provision of services for 100 at-risk youth who will attend the center at least once a week during the program year; participant achievement of higher level academic skills as evidenced by increased scores on school tests; participation in after school recreational programs as evidenced by attendance records of team sports activities; and successful completion of participants' current academic grade. LIFE will report progress to OJJDP in their Categorical Assistance Progress Reports. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 16, 2004