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Credible Messenger Mentoring

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2022, $500,000)

The National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform (NICJR), as administrative entity of the Credible Messenger Mentoring Project, will sub-grant funds to Youth ALIVE! (YA) and Community & Youth Outreach (CYO) to implement evidence-based community violence response models to address gun violence in Oakland, CA. This funding will be used to expand the organizational capacities of YA and CYO, as well as strengthen collaborative efforts to prevent violent crime and provide victim services to over 400 Oaklanders involved in violence as victims and/or offenders.

Date Created: September 16, 2022