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The communitysafe after school program created by the Caribbean American Steel Pan Education Center in East New York
The program will target at risk children to provide them with peer tutoring in mat

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $148,422)

The Caribbean Steel Pan Association (C.A.S.P.E.C) will provide 50 at-risk youth of East New York and William H. Maxwell Career and Technical High school with the basic skills of language arts, math, science, history and nutrition. Using the arts as the motivational mechanism, this program will encourage youth to participate by appealing to their love for artistic expression through video poetry, music and art. Video production, music production and computer technology will provide students with professional technical experience and entrepreneurial skills. This experience will help build the career decision making and skills of each student. Each participant will be assigned a mentor. Each mentor will serve as a liaison between parent, school instructor and CASPEC instructor. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 29, 2004