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Agency:    Department of Justice
Bureau:    Office of Justice Programs
Account:    Juvenile justice program (15-0405)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Director, OBMS
Contact Information:    http://WWW.USDOJ.GOV   202-514-2007
Juvenile-based services for prevention, control, or reduction of juvenile delinquency - Generations of Hope program, IL.

1 recipient will receive $395,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 87
Description: The goal of the proposed project is to implement the Hope Meadows model for promoting the successful development of adopted foster care youth, through cultivation of intergenerational relationships and active community engagement. Generations of Hope will accomplish their goals and objectives as follows: 1) Organize and document educational and intergenerational activities for youth that promote and sustain community engagement and emergence of purposeful relationships; 2) Develop and document practices that encourage the informal and serendipitous development of relationships; 3) Develop and document practices that promote positive self-identity of youth; 4) Document the ways in which youth actively initiate relationships and shape an emerging network of community support; 5) Document the ways in which an intergenerational program of community engagement can adapt to the special needs, potential, desires and strengths of vulnerable youth; and 6) Product documentation and reports. Generation of Hope will report performance measures to OJJDP that include the number of successful activities implemented and the success of the community engagement as measured by a survey of community organizations.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Generations of Hope (926155037) $395 Non-Profit
1530 Fairway Drive
Rantoul, IL
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $400,000 for the Generations of Hope program in IL;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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