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Alaska Youth Court and Community Panel Program

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $986,643)

The purpose of the grant project is to build capacity in the Alaska Youth Court and Community Panel Program (AYCCP Program) through the enhancement of existing youth courts and community panels and expansion of the program into other communities around the State. This project will provide increased resources to address juvenile crime at the front end of the service continuum, providing a timely and appropriate response to nonviolent first and second time misdemeanor offenders that will reduce the likelihood of further penetration into the juvenile justice system.The performance measures Alaska's Department of Health and Social Services include reduced rearrest of offenders, reduced vicitization , and the number and percent of communities establishing a youth court or community panel.NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 13, 2005