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LTBB Positive Enrichment and Cultural Education (PEACE) Project

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $345,284)

The Justice Department's grant-making components have created a streamlined approach for federally recognized Tribes, Tribal consortia, Alaska Native villages and corporations, as well as authorized tribal designees to apply for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 funding opportunities. The Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS) serves as a single solicitation for existing tribal government-specific grant programs administered by the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) and the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). The CTAS solicitation is designed to assist tribes with addressing crime and public safety issues in a comprehensive manner. The CTAS grant-application process was inspired by and developed after consultation with tribal leaders, including sessions at the Justice Department's Tribal Nations Listening Session in 2009, and has been updated based on continued tribal consultations and listening sessions. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) provides awards under CTAS Purpose Area 9--Tribal Youth Program (TYP) to federally recognized tribes to develop and implement programs that support and enhance Tribal efforts to prevent and control juvenile delinquency and strengthen juvenile justice system for American Indian/Alaska Native youth.

Little Traverse Bay Bands (LTBB) of Odawa Indians Tribal Youth Program has three main objectives. Objective 1 is that LTBB will provide culturally-tailored after school and summer youth prevention activities for 150 youth by the end of 48 months. Objective 2 is that LTBB will increase the number of protective factors surrounding youth through weekly provision of after-school/summer programming, mentoring, youth leadership development and tutoring. Objective 3 is that LTBB will develop and implement a parent education program to increase parent involvement in youth services and activities. CA/NCF

Date Created: September 26, 2016