Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $215,095)
The Center for Civic Education teaches young people about the law and how to become effective and responsible citizens. The Center for Civic Education accomplishes this goal by providing training, technical assistance, and materials to state and local school jurisdictions to guide them in establishing law-related education delinquency prevention programs in schools and community settings.
The Center for Civic Education is a member of the Youth for Justice program'a consortium of five national law-related education organizations and works in collaboration with a national network of statewide LRE centers. Their collective efforts are designed to produce sustainable, quality programs for at-risk youth.
The Center for Civic Education (Center) supports the YFJ mission by developing and disseminating program models and curriculum materials, and providing training and technical assistance to educators and justice system practitioners in their communities.NCA/NCF