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Agency:    Department of Justice
Bureau:    Office of Justice Programs
Account:    State and local law enforcement assistance (15-0404)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Director, OBMS
Contact Information:    http://WWW.USDOJ.GOV   202-514-2007
To improve the functioning of the criminal justice system and enforce state and local laws - Wisconsin Alliance for Children and Families.

1 recipient will receive $493,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 224
Description: This earmark grant funding will support the Legal Intervention for Employment (LIFE) project. The project goal is to create a legal service delivery system that helps low-income individuals to overcome legal problems that affect their employment, their family support and their self-sufficiency. The project objectives are: (1) to represent clients in driver's license, child support, criminal background, and landlord/tenant problems that interfere with the client's ability to find or keep employment; (2) to create and strengthen a community infrastructure that integrates legal services into the employment and training services provided by other organizations; (3) to prepare a practice manual that can be used by others to replicate the project; and (4) to independently evaluate the success of project. The project will target individuals with incomes below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level in the Wisconsin counties of Brown, Marathon, Milwaukee, Portage and Wood.
 
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Alliance For Children And Families (607469590) $493 Non-Profit
11700 West Lake Park Drive
Milwaukee, WI
Citation
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $500,000 for the Wisconsin Alliance for Children and Families;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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