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Walking in Strength

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $750,000)

The National Indian Youth Leadership Project program, in conjunction with two local community-based organizations subawardees, Oglala Lakota Children’s Justice Center and Oaye Luta Okolakiciye, will provide access to culturally guided interventions and services for youth and their families at the Pine Ridge Reservation and surrounding areas, including Rapid City. The project will implement Project Venture, an evidence-based, culturally responsive positive youth development program geared to Oglala Lakota middle school and high school students. In addition, the initiative will provide access to trauma-informed, holistic, culturally guided interventions and services for parents and children that support families through treatment and recovery

Date Created: September 14, 2023