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Girl Scouts Beyond Bars; Girl Scouts in Detention Centers; Project Anti-Violence Education; VIVA

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $750,000)

Girl Scouts of the USA will undertake expansion efforts around four of their signature programs in an effort to: (1) lessen the impact of incarceration on girls; (2) provide female juvenile detention residents with relevant Girl Scout Programs; (3) provide grils with relevant skill and strategies that will reduce their involvement with criminal activity; and (4) enhance their capacity to recruit, train and sustain a strong base of Hispanic volunteers.


Date Created: August 14, 2007