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To Provide Sentencing Alternatives and Juvenile Justice System Improvements for Tribal Youth.

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2007, $236,027)

The Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe is a federally recognized Indian Tribe of 1,066 members of which there are over 307 tribal youth 17 years and under who represent the target population for this project. This project will be located on the Port Gamble S'Klallam Reservation, situated in rural, northern Kitsap County, Washington. Through this grant, the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe seeks to improve their tribal juvenile justice system and operation of their Port Gamble S'Klallam Community Court program by filling previously existing gaps in the circle of services for high-risk youth through youth case management, alternative indigenous justice strategies and sentence recommendations, sentence monitoring, juvenile recreational options, and educational programs. CA/NCF

Date Created: August 13, 2007