Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $250,000)
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 Juvenile Justice Center (JJC) at Suffolk University Law School is a nationally recognized legal program located in Boston, Massachusetts. Through the combined work of clinical professors, staff attorneys, student attorneys and professional staff, the Juvenile Justice Center endeavors to increase positive outcomes for youth through its multi-disciplinary approach to legal representation. The funds will also support conferences, trainings, and presentations regarding best practices in interdisciplinary youth representation. NCA/NCF