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NATIONAL INTERTRIBAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE"

Award Information

Award #
2013-TY-FX-K008
Location
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2013
Total funding (to date)
$904,722

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $849,722)

This project will build on the successes of the past OJJDP National Intertribal Youth Leadership Summits and further expand the types of leadership development support that OJJDP offers to tribal youth. This initiative aims to enhance tribal efforts to increase youth engagement, coordination, and action related to juvenile justice, delinquency prevention, and public safety in Indian country.

United National Indian Tribal Youth will conduct two national and eight regional gatherings for Alaska Native and Native American youth and their adult advisors over the four year project period. UNITY will also recruit youth councils that will take part in training to prepare them to plan, organize and successfully conduit community service projects in their home communities.
CA/NCF

This project will build on the successes of the past OJJDP National Intertribal Youth Leadership Summits and further expand the types of leadership development support that OJJDP offers to tribal youth. This initiative aims to enhance tribal efforts to increase youth engagement, coordination, and action related to juvenile justice, delinquency prevention, and public safety in Indian country. United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY) will also recruit youth councils that will take part in training to prepare them to plan, organize and successfully conduit community service projects in their home communities. Using funds through this Interagency Agreement, UNITY will support the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering which will continue to build upon the President's Generation Indigenous initiative to improve the lives of Native youth through new investments and increased engagement.

NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 16, 2013