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Afterschool program for at-risk youth.

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
El Paso
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2003, $347,600)

This grant is for the Path Community Services (PCS) Afterschool Program for At-Risk Youth in El Paso, Texas. The purpose of this program is to empower 2,000 at-risk youth to identify career directions and develop leadership skills. The program will consist of three components: (1) training of community leaders, teachers and youth workers in the Path mentoring and coaching process; (2) weekly group Path meetings for youth to develop career paths and leadership skills; and (3) community service projects at which Path youth will demonstrate their leadership skills and career aspirations.


Date Created: September 29, 2003