Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $1,500,000)
With this funding IIR will continue to operate the National Youth Gang Center. Major tasks for NYGC include statistical data collection and analysis, compilation of gang-related legislation, review of gang literature, identification of promising gang program strategies, coordination of activities for the Youth Gang Consortium and training and technical assistance to sites implementing OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model and the Gang Reduction Program. Major goals include the Survey of law enforcement agencies for year 2006 to assess the prevalence and characteristics of youth gangs and to continue to synthesize and publish major gang research and evaluation findings. NYGC will continue to maintain a comprehensive website and provide training and technical assistance. NCA/NCF
- CISNC Reentry to Resilience: wraparound supports for youth returning to their home communities following release from NC's Youth Development Centers.
- ASAS Rising Stars Mentoring: Multi-state mentoring program for low opportunity youth in metropolitan areas
- CSEC Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) Program