Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $250,000)
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).
The City of Alexandria proposes to use OJJDP Earmark Funds to support regional and local efforts to prevent and reduce gang involvement by redirecting $150,000 to the Northern Virginia Regional Task Force and to build initiatives in the City of Alexandria through Alexandria's Gang Task Force with the remaining $100,000 in funds.