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Kentler International Drawing Space (K.I.D.S.) Art Education Support and Expand Substantive Arts Education Programs for At-Risk Children and Teenagers in Brooklyn

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $100,000)

The OJJDP FY 10 Earmarks Program furthers the Department's mission by providing grants, cooperative agreements, and other assistance authorized by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended, to organizations identified in the Conference Report to accompany the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (P.L. 111-117), H.R. Conf. Rep. No. 111-366 at 702-714.

Kentler International Drawing Space (K.I.D.S.) Art Education will provide arts programming to at-risk children and adolescents in Brooklyn to generate alternatives to behaviors that lead to violence and juvenile delinquency. Teaching artists will reach school children in K.I.D.S. ART ED; pre-teens and teenagers in ART AFTER SCHOOL; and children accompanied by their parents in DRAWING TOGETHER. Initial teacher training, design & planning, and purchase of materials will begin in August/September. K.I.D.S. will deliver quality programs with recorded attendance and the administration of kids' skills and attitudes and vocabulary questionnaires, before and after programming. During the 15 month funded period, 66 in-school sessions composed of 33 gallery visits with workshops and 33 in-school post-visits; 68 after-school pre-teen and teenagers sessions; and 12 Drawing Together workshops will take place. An estimated total of 1,100 juveniles will be served. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 24, 2010