2013 National Intertribal Youth Leadership Development Initiative

Funding Source: 
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Deadline: 
Monday, May 20, 2013
Amount: 
850 000
Number of Awards Available: 
1
Award Ceiling: 
850 000
Eligibility: 
federally recognized tribal governments, as determined by the Secretary of the Interior; tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations; tribal colleges and universities; states (including territories); units of local government; non-tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations; and non-tribal institutions of higher education
Description: 

The award recipient will build on the successes of the past OJJDP National Intertribal Youth Leadership Summits and further expand the types of leadership development support that OJJDP offers to tribal youth. This initiative aims to enhance tribal efforts to increase youth engagement, coordination, and action related to juvenile justice, delinquency prevention, and public safety in Indian country. The recipient will employ multiple strategies, including national and regional learning events, to strengthen the ability of tribal youth to initiate, contribute to, and participate in culturally relevant efforts that reduce risk factors and enhance protective factors in youth, schools, communities, and families.

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