Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $8,372)
This program intends to reduce risks and enhance protective factors to prevent at-risk youth from entering the juvenile justice systems and to intervene with first-time and non-serious offenders to keep them out of the juvenile justice system.
The Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) will award three (3) programs to conduct community prevention programs.
- ROSES Intervention for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System
- Reach and Rise is a therapeutic mentoring program offered by YMCAs in 10 states. Rigorous mentor training and matching has provided positive life experiences for 1,000s of youth for thirty years.
- Enhancement of the Juvenile Drug Court Program