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.
Focus: HOPE will serve 156 high school students ages 14 through 17 who live in the neighborhoods around Focus: HOPE's campus in Detroit. Through an infusion of educational learning and leadership development opportunities, participants will build success skills, gain anti-violence and safety behaviors, and prepare for secondary and postsecondary educational pursuits. Over a two-year period, students will develop technical, intellectual, artistic and social skills which include knowledge based on conflict resolution, anti-violence, anti-drugs, and other social concerns related to teens. NCA/NCF