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.
Project Rebound, Inc., Human Skills Institute, will utilize funding for a Juvenile Diversion Initiative. This initiative was designed to prevent juvenile crime, incarceration recidivism rates, reduce school behavior problems and alienation from academic success. Project Rebound, Inc. is a comprehensive community based organization designed to encourage academic achievement, good citizenship and parent involvement. Project Rebound, Inc.'s Juvenile Diversion Program will target youth between 12- 17 years of age. The target population includes: juvenile offenders, academic achievers, and youth involved with disruptive behavior in the school environment. Program participants will be introduced to a variety of strategies, tailored to their individual needs. NCA/NCF