Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $300,000)
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 Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection (HW-SC) Expansion Project will grow the existing HW-SC program in the Syracuse City School District. HW-SC aims to prevent delinquent behavior and victimization among adolescents by: increasing high school graduation rates, developing participants' job readiness and employment skills, and placing eligible participants in after-school jobs with HW-SC employer partners. HW-SC will provide 97 at risk students ages 14-18 with school and workplace based mentoring services. NCA/NCF