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After-School/Out-of-School-Time {OST} Programming for At-Risk Youth

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $250,000)

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.

Good Shepherd Services provides quality school-based out-of-school-time (OST)programming for 900 elementary, middle and high school aged youth in 3 sites in US Congressional District 12 including Patrick Daly School Beacon at PS 15, the Agnes Humphrey School for Leadership in Red Hook, and Automotive Technical Vocational High School in Greenpoint/ Wiliamsburg, Brooklyn.

All of these programs are grounded in strength-based youth development, and designed to provide academic support, skills development and practice in civic competence, social development, decision-making, problem solving and team work. Outcomes achieved will include development of leadership and decision-making skills, and provision and building of positive mentoring relationships with peers and adults. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 12, 2010