Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $150,000)
The OJJDP FY 09 Earmarks Programs further the Department's mission by providing grants, cooperative agreements, and other assistance authorized by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended, to organizations identified in the Explanatory Statement Regarding H.R. 1105 (Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009), 155 Cong. Rec. H1653 (daily ed. Feb. 23, 2009) (statement by Rep. Obey, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations of the House).
Funding will support youth leadership programming at the Boys & Girls Club of Harlem's four locations serving children 6 to 18, with an emphasis on teen services.
The Club's goals are providing academic enrichment and support, life skills and leadership training as well as quality after-school programs to assist working parents. The Boys & Girls Club of Harlem provides After-school, school vacation, holiday and summer programming in a broad range of programs in five core areas including character and leadership development, education and career development, health and life skills, the arts, sports, fitness, and recreation. NCA/NCF