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OJJDP FY 16 Safe and Thriving Communities: Uniting Community Based Violence Prevention, Defending Childhood and National Forum Approaches to Prevent and Heal Violence

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This solicitation seeks to help catalyze and further advance the prevention and intervention of youth victimization and violence, especially youth gun and gang violence, by focusing efforts in partnership with a limited number of localities and Tribes. The funds are intended to help initiate or strengthen work to end youth violence and improve the wellbeing of children, youth, families and communities through comprehensive approaches that unify the central tenets of OJJDP's existing youth violence initiatives through a single, shared framework for collective action.


Number of Awards: 10
Total Amount Awarded: $7,404,860

Date Created: April 22, 2016