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Tribal Youth Program

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $225,000)

Nome Eskimo Community (NEC) will provide prevention services to impact risk factors for delinquency and provide alcohol and drug abuse prevention programs. Nome Eskimo Community's Tribal Youth Program provides services to tribally-enrolled and Alaska Native/American Indian youth age 17 and younger. There are 693 students enrolled in the Nome Elementary and High School, 518 are Alaska Native/American Indian children, and the program will serve a minimum of 150 children in three years. The project will be implemented in several local settings including the Elementary and High School, Nome Recreation Facility, and the Nome Youth Center. The program has four goals that address the categories of youth delinquency, truancy, and alcohol and drug abuse prevention. Activities are designed to enhance school performance, leadership and asset building, increase parental engagement, and coordination of local youth services. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 11, 2005