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Colton Youth Sports Recreation Center

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $197,329)

The City of Colton's Police Activities League (PAL) will operate a youth center focusing on recreational and educational programming, such as sports and academic tutoring. The youth center will be open free of charge to the youth of Colton. Goals of the center include reducing juvenile crime rates and gang participation, and improving academic achievement. PAL will report on performance measures including program participation rates, improved school attendance and academic performance by participants, reduced juvenile crime rate and a reduced rate of juveniles participating in gangs.NCA/NCF

The Colton Police Department and Colton Police Activities League will implement educational and sports prevention and intervention programs to youth in Colton, California. The primary goals are to increase access to pro-social recreational activities and decrease truancy rates of students in Colton City. The project activities will include sports-related recreation, SAT prep program, teen support groups, a youth leadership council, boot camp for at-risk youth, parent education, and life skills groups for teens.NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 13, 2005