Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $400,000)
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 Chicago Jesuit Academy's After-School Enrichment Program provides a positive and safe alternative for 96 at-risk children from the violence, drugs, and gangs prevalent in their community. The program offers athletic and academic activities each school day from 3PM to 6PM. Progress is measured by youth served, improved school attendance, improved academic performance, decrease/non-initiation of substance abuse, and decrease/non-initiation of gang activities. NCA/NCF