This grant will improve the health and well-being of high-risk young men, ages 14 to 23, in Harlem, New York City, by supporting comprehensive and diverse programs focused on leadership development, educational achievement and health education. Specific instruction includes a rites-of-passage program, a teens-after-school program, a summer leadership program and a youth-led, community-organizing program. The grantee will work with the young men to remain in school and outside the justice system, with the goals of enhanced academic performance and life skills.
Amount Awarded $250,000.00
Awarded on: 11/24/2008
Time frame: 1/1/2009 - 10/22/2009
Grant Number: 65204