The Foundation's program, Reclaiming Futures: Communities Helping Teens Overcome Drugs, Alcohol, and Crime, was designed to: (1) develop new service delivery models that integrate comprehensive services into the juvenile justice system and promote the creation of community-based systems of care for substance-abusing youthful offenders; and (2) foster the development of local judicial leadership to guide juvenile justice and substance abuse treatment partnerships, and assist community-based treatment providers in assessing their effectiveness.The purpose of this contract is for Reclaiming Futures (RF), through its influential national voice, to change attitudes and build public support to help teens caught in the cycle of drugs, alcohol and crime. Specific communications activities for RF include: (1) raising the awareness about the successes of RF communities, the value of the RF model and its impact on youth and the justice system; (2) increasing the number of pro-social and therapeutic opportunities available to RF youth; (3) participating in one congressional briefing and presenting a number of national speeches and articles; and (4) preparing plans for sustainability.
Amount Awarded $106,650.00
Awarded on: 2/11/2006
Time frame: 2/15/2006 - 8/14/2006
Grant Number: 56422