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Continuation and Expansion of the National Gang Center

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $2,000,000)

The National Gang Center (NGC) furthers DOJ's mission by providing national leadership, information, training, and technical assistance; developing services and products that target youth gangs and street gang members of all ages; and supporting gang prevention, gang intervention, and comprehensive community-based anti-gang initiatives that include enforcement and reentry. The NGC will utilize funding to: 1) continue to conduct research on gangs, including a National Youth Gang Survey in 2012; 2) identify new and promising anti-gang programs and best practices, and disseminate information via the NGC Web site and other media; 3) provide technical assistance and training to communities that are planning and implementing anti-gang strategies; and 4) provide specialized training to law enforcement. CA/NCF

Date Created: August 31, 2011