U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government, Department of Justice.

Dot gov

The .gov means it’s official.
Federal government websites always use a .gov or .mil domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you’re on a .gov or .mil site by inspecting your browser’s address (or “location”) bar.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Child Labor Education and Action (CLEA) Youth Project

Award Information

Award #
2006-JL-FX-0099
Location
Awardee County
Windham
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2006
Total funding (to date)
$59,234

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $59,234)

The purpose of this program is to extend its work in empowering Vermont high school students by reaching out to more low-income and at-risk youth and engaging them with the global issue of oppressive child labor, both as students and leaders, in their schools, communities, and the world. To achieve the goal of developing the social capacities, confidence, and practical skills of teens, the project consists of four components: 1) training in leadership for social action, run by college and high school faculty; 2) field study service learning trips to communities where young people are affected by child labor, or where organizations and policy makers are addressing child labor; 3) peer education programs for other students around Vermont; and 4) a statewide youth conference on child labor issues at the School for International Training (SIT) in Brattleboro, Vermont. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 6, 2006