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Support prevention and intervention programs in partnership with established recreational and educational programs at local sites in New Mexico

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $626,044)

The overall purpose of the New Mexico PAL Project is to reduce negative behaviors while promoting healthy behaviors among New Mexico's youth. This program will provide recreational, educational and cultural activities that unite youth with law enforcement officers, educators and other positive role models. The aim of the initiative is to build self-esteem and resiliency in youth and to provide positive alternatives to alcohol, drugs, delinquency violence, gang activity, and other negative behaviors. NMPAL programs and activities will be offered to participants 3 ' 5 times per week. The following activities are included at local sites: Health and Anti-Drug Programs, Golf Days, Bike and Scooter Day Safety Programs, youth baseball and flag football tournaments, junior wrestling, football, basketball, softball, boxing, computer and mentoring programs. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 16, 2008