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Improving Community Response to CSEC Initiative

Award Information

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Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $500,000)

During the three year project period, the project will recognize exploited youth and youth at risk for exploitation; effectively investigate and prosecute cases against adults who exploit children and youth; and intervene appropriately with and compassionately serve victims.

Further, Alameda County will: 1) provide multi-systemic cross-training utilizing the training framework OJJDP supplies; 2) increase the identification of CSEC victims by partners and other community agencies among the youth they come in contact with; 3) increase the availability of essential services for CSEC victims, including advocacy, emergency housing, mental/physical health care, and the criminal justice investigation and prosecution of perpetrators of CSEC; and 4) allow partners to work together to assess the local need and to provide more effective, collaborative CSEC interventions. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 21, 2009