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Leon County Schools Program for the Reduction of Gang Violence and the Coordination of Community Efforts

Award Information

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Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $199,954)

Through this project, the Leon County Schools and its partners will address two primary strategies: secondary prevention and gang intervention. The major goals for this project are to: (1) improve the coordination of services pertaining to prevention and intervention of high-risk and gang involved youth in Leon County; (2) adapt criteria that establishes high-risk behaviors that may lead to gang involvement to more effectively intervene with high-risk youth before engagement in serious offenses; and (3) implement an effective means of intervening with youth to reduce their involvement in gang-related activities in schools and the community. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 8, 2008