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.


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.

Invest In Youth (IIY)

Award Information

Award #
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $49,361)

Invest in Youth (IIY) is a prevention program designed for disadvantaged and at-risk youth ages 11-14. Program components target academic, social, problem-solving, and life skills. The goals of IIY include: preventing participants from becoming involved with the juvenile justice system; improving academic and social skills; keeping participants in school; and preventing teen pregnancy.

Date Created: September 7, 2006