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Title V Community Prevention Grants Program, 2001 Report to Congress

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Date Published
October 2002
42 pages
This report describes the Title V Program, which established a new delinquency prevention program of incentive grants for local delinquency prevention programs, in 1992, to aid communities in preventing youth problem behaviors.
This eighth annual report was prepared for the Committee on Education and the Workforce in the U.S. House of Representative and the Committee on the Judiciary in the U.S. Senate. It contains a description of activities and accomplishments of grant activities funded under this title, procedure followed to disseminate grant activity products and research findings, activities conducted to develop policy and coordinate Federal agency and interagency efforts related to delinquency prevention, and identify successful approaches and making recommendations for future activities conducted under Title V. It provides an overview of the Title V Community Prevention Grants Program structure, funding, and training, and identifies three characteristics important to current and future Title V sub-grantees. An update on the Federal allocation of Title V resources is provided and the status of Title V community nationwide as they relate to broad-based community representation, integrating prevention efforts, and leveraging additional resources critical to sustainability. Evidence is provided to support a commitment to facilitate collaboration and coordination and provide leadership and support at the Federal level for delinquency prevention. Finally, a review of plans for supporting Title V Community Grants Program in the future is provided.

Date Published: October 1, 2002