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Pittsburgh's Gang Free Schools and Communities Initiative

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $205,000)

This Gang Free Schools and Communities project implemented the five strategies of the Comprehensive Gang Model: community mobilization; social intervention; opportunity provision; suppression; and organizational change and development. The goals are to reduce the incidence of gang involved activity in and around schools of the East Region target area; reduce the incidence of gang-involved crime in that area; mobilize communities in the target area to assist this initiative in the implementation of solutions to gang activity; and to continue to enroll youth in the initiative and link them to appropriate programs. NCA/NCF

Date Created: October 19, 2006