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Bureau:    Office of Justice Programs
Account:    State and local law enforcement assistance (15-0404)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Director, OBMS
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To improve the functioning of the criminal justice system and enforce state and local laws - Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico.

1 recipient will receive $99,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 21
Description: The Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico "Portal De Esperanza" Interdisciplinary Clinic for Community Services (ICCS) will: (1.) Increase Domestic Violence Prevention and Intervention Services at Ponce. [a. Train ICCS staff about domestic violence issues: legal issues related, domestic violence syndrome, emergency plans, education on non violent environments; b. Evaluate the safety and security at ICCS; c. Establish and implement effective protocols to manage complaints of domestic violence with care for the victim as the first priority; d. Develop effective alliances between ICCS and Legal Assistance Clinic; e. Develop effective alliances between ICCS, Police Department and House Shield Julia de Burgos; and f. Provide psychological assistance to 10 battered women and their children victims] and (2.) Develop a prevention program for male students at junior high schools. [a. Identify two schools with high violence incidence at Ponce; b. Identify 15 male students per school to be participants on the prevention program; and c. Coordinate a seven week program, two hours interventions per week, and the administration of a pre and post test.]
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico (90117508) $99 Private Educational Institution
2250 Ave Las Americas
Suite 645
Ponce, PR
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $100,000 for the Catholic University Anti-Domestic Violence Program in Puerto Rico;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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