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Rocky Boy's Children Exposed to Violence Project

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $153,210)

The Attorney General's Children Exposed to Violence Demonstration Program: Phase I will develop and support comprehensive community-based strategic planning to prevent and reduce the impact of children's exposure to violence in their homes, schools, and communities. A Department-wide committee of bureaus and offices (the Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), along with the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), National Institute of Justice (NIJ), Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), and Executive Office of United States Attorneys (EOUSA) jointly manages and supports this project. This program is authorized by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, 42 USC §§ 5665-5667; the Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2010, Pub. L. 111-117; the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, 42 USC § 10403d-2; and the Victims of Crime Act, 42 USC 10603(c)(1)(A).

The purpose of this project is to develop a comprehensive strategic action plan, creating a effective continuum of care for c Chippewa Cree Tribal children who have been exposed to violence. Major activities to be completed by the Chippewa Cree Tribe are as follows (1) enter into a cooperative agreement with the Department of Justice and other national partners; (2) hold 6 Core Management Team meetings and 4 community meetings; (3) develop a strategic action plan to guide a comprehensive, collaborative effort to provide services to children exposed to violence and their families; and (4) in Year 2, commence with the implementation of the strategic action plan.


Date Created: September 22, 2010