Grant: $482,175 - Department of Justice - Aug. 19, 2009
50% voted satisfied - 50% voted not satisfied - 2 vote(s) cast
Award Description: The Youth Mentoring Initiative will provide over a 4 year period one-to-one mentoring matches for a minimum of 240 youth, ages 6-17, who have been identified as at risk/high risk of delinquent behaviors due to circumstances of poverty, illiteracy, a history of juvenile incarceration, juvenile victimization, and/or other societal factors which threaten positive development. The project will partner with school systems, higher education institutions, government entities, other youth-serving organizations, other non-profits, and community and civic groups in the referral and recruitment for both mentors and mentees. Anticipated outcomes for youth matched a minimum of one year include improvements in academics, attitude toward school, sense of the future, respect for other cultures, and relationships with peers and family.
Project Description: interviewing and hiring new positions; recruiting and enrolling mentors and mentees; engaging community partners; training mentors; grant staff orientations sessions
Infrastructure Description: not applicable
Jobs Summary: 00 (Total jobs reported: 0)
Project Status: Not Started
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