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Tribal Youth Justice Fellow

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2011, $125,000)

OJJDP's Demonstration Programs Division Grants were established to provide grants, cooperative agreements, and other assistance to organizations. This program is authorized by the Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act,2010 (Pub. L. 111-117).
Through this fellowship program, OJJDP seeks to fulfill its partnership with federally-recognized tribes to build capacity, to provide leadership, training, and skill development in the area of tribal youth justice, and to promote changes in policy, practice, and skills. The fellowship represents an opportunity for professionals, practitioners, researchers, or trainers with expertise in tribal youth justice to help the federal government improve its partnership with federally-recognized tribes on tribal justice matters and in support of tribal children and youth. This program is authorized by the Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2010 (Pub. L. 111-117). The grantee,under the guidance of the Tribal Youth Coordinator, will help coordinate tribal youth efforts within OJJDP, within the Department of Justice, and across pertinent federal agencies to better address the needs of tribal communities. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 19, 2011