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Tennis, Sports, Literacy and Education Programs for High-Risk NYC Young People from Low-Income Families

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $100,000)

The OJJDP FY 10 Earmarks Program furthers 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 Conference Report to accompany the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (P.L. 111-117), H.R. Conf. Rep. No. 111-366 at 702-714.

The New York Junior Tennis League seeks to decrease youth crime and delinquency while improving educational performance, positive youth development skills, and fitness and wellness among youth in NY Congressional District #11 that includes the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Brownsville, Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Flatbush, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, and Kensington. The project's goals are to decrease youth crime and delinquency while improving educational skills and performance, positive youth development skills, and tennis skills and overall fitness and wellness. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 18, 2010