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Juvenile delinquency prevention project focusing on gang and underage drinking prevention and education.

Award Information

Award #
2008-TY-FX-0014
Location
Awardee County
Polk
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2008
Total funding (to date)
$400,000
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $400,000)

The Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon plan to implement a 5-year project to provide prevention services that will reduce, control and prevent tribal youth's risk factors for delinquency and criminal involvement. Services will be provided to at least 40 at risk tribal youth ages 10 through 17 (and their families) annually. This interdepartmental project, led by social services, with partners in the education, health, recreation and culture departments as well as housing, police, education, and cultural organizations, will focus on youth activities and provide anti-gang and under-age drinking education. Prevention services will also include: risk factor identification, programs for youth gun violence reduction, truancy prevention, school dropout prevention, after school programs, and parenting education programs. The tribe will report on OJJDP's mandatory Tribal Youth Program performance measures. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 25, 2008