Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $375,000)
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 YWCA Lake County is conducting PROJECT SUCCEED, a minority family strengthening initiative to facilitate resiliency in youth at risk for juvenile delinquency by expanding YWCA services that improve family functioning, increase school success, and develop improved social competence. The YWCA's PROJECT SUCCEED will work with a minimum of 200 youth under 18 years of age, whose individual, family, or community profile puts them statistically at risk for school failure and/or early entry into the criminal justice system. NCA/NCF