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School-to-Work Training for At-Risk Youths

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $500,000)

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.

Tall Ships® Youth Adventure (TSYA) is a leadership and youth development education program that provides sail training to at-risk youth aboard large traditionally rigged sailing vessels. Per year, about 40-50 boys from the Ocean Tides School will experience sail training aboard tall ships to learn first-hand about maritime careers while building character and leadership skills. Ocean Tides students become sail trainees, participating as an integral part of the ship's crew. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 13, 2010