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Arizona Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Program

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $1,138,763)

The Formula Grants Program is authorized under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act. The purpose of this program is to support state and local delinquency prevention and intervention efforts and juvenile justice system improvements. Supported activities and efforts may include planning and administration, establishing, operating, coordinating, and evaluating projects directly or through grants and contracts with public and private agencies for the development of more effective education, training, research, prevention, diversion, treatment, and rehabilitation programs in the area of juvenile delinquency and programs to improve the juvenile justice system as found in section 221 of the JJDP Act. The Arizona Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family (GOYFF) is the designated state planning agency for supervising the development of the Title II Formula Grant Program three year plan. The GOYFF, in partnership with the Arizona Juvenile Justice Commission (AJJC), will collaborate and coordinate within Arizona’s juvenile justice system by directing available state and federal resources to respond appropriately and effectively to the needs of at-risk and delinquent youth and their families. The overall intent of the AJJC is to uphold the core requirements of the JJDP Act and support a continuum of delinquency prevention, intervention, and accountability services. In order to achieve these goals, the GOYFF and AJJC will distribute the FY 2019 Title II Formula Grant Program funds across several program purpose areas including: delinquency prevention, compliance monitoring, (21) disproportionate minority contact, and (24) Indian tribe programs. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 17, 2020