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2013 Title II Formula Grant Program

Award Information

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2013, $75,921)

The Formula Grants Program is authorized under the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act of 1974, as amended. The purpose of this program is to support state and local delinquency prevention and intervention efforts and juvenile justice system improvements. Program areas may include: planning and administration; state advisory group allocation; compliance monitoring; disproportionate minority contact; juvenile justice issues for Native American Indian tribes; prevention of substance abuse by juveniles; prevention of serious and violent crimes by juveniles; prevention of juvenile gang involvement and illegal youth gang activities; prevention of delinquent acts and identification of youth at risk of delinquency; and improvement of juvenile justice system operations, policies, and procedures including establishing a system of graduated sanctions, treatment programs, and aftercare.

The is the Designated State Agency that administers Title II, Title V, and JABG funding for the territory. The Office of Justice Programs has determined that the Designated State Agency, the American Samoa Criminal Justice Planning Agency (CJPA), is a high risk grantee.

CJPA plans on spending its FY 2013 Title II award on the following program areas in addition to Planning and Administration: Community Assessment Center - CJPA plans to provide operational support for a newly established after-school safe haven program, through an inter-agency partnership, Compliance Monitoring - to cover personnel costs for compliance monitoring activities, and Delinquency Prevention - to provide activities for local youth to participate in during the summer break.


Date Created: September 16, 2013