Funds for Gang Prevention

January 16, 2009

 
Entered:   Jan 16th, 2009
Type:   Federal
Source:   Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Program:   OJJDP FY 09 Gang Prevention Coordination Assistance Program
CFDA #:   16.544
 
Purpose: Youth gangs continue to have a significant adverse impact on youth, families, and communities across America. A growing number of communities have adopted OJJDP’s Comprehensive Gang Model, a multistrategy, multidisciplinary approach that has proven to be effective in reducing gang activity. The OJJDP FY 2009 Gang Prevention Coordination Assistance Program provides funding for localities to enhance coordination of Federal, state, and local resources in support of community partnerships implementing the following antigang strategies: primary prevention, secondary prevention, gang intervention, and targeted gang enforcement. This program is authorized by statutes appropriating funds for FY 2009.

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