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Great Expectations Education Initiative for Virginia's Foster Care Youth

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $350,000)

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.

Great Expectations is a statewide initiative of the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education and Virginia's Community Colleges to help at-risk foster youth 13-24 years old. The long-term outcomes will be increased high school completion rates and expanded access to higher education, workforce training, and employment opportunities that will improve the likelihood of life success for Virginia's foster youth. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 19, 2010