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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 6/4/2018

    The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for funding under the fiscal year (FY) 2018 Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative. This program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting mentoring programs to reduce juvenile delinquency, drug abuse (specifically opioid abuse), truancy, and other problem and high-risk behaviors. Applications Due: June 28, 2018

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 6/4/2018

    The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is seeking applications to support crime victims and to enhance community-driven responses to the current opioid crisis.1 This program furthers the Department’s mission by providing resources to support state, local, and tribal efforts to assist crime victims. Applications Due: July 10, 2018

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 6/4/2018

    The Grads of Life Public Service Announcement campaign initially launched in September 2014 and, to date, has received more than $81 million in donated media support. In partnership with the Ad Council, we have recently launched a new series of ads to address this critical employment gap and introduce employers to the incredible business benefits of working with Opportunity Youth — unemployed young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 who are an often an overlooked talent pool.

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 5/29/2018

    The grants represent the first phase of funding for Retaining Employment and Talent After Injury/Illness Network (RETAIN) Demonstration Projects, which will be administered by the Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), in partnership with the Department’s Employment and Training Administration  and the Social Security Administration (SSA).

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 5/22/2018

    The purpose of a grant opportunity is for one or more, consortia of such States, to receive grant funding to develop and implement a replicable model for attracting and assisting eligible members and former members of the armed forces to obtain employment as teachers.  

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 5/8/2018

    By: Renee Browne, Division of Youth Services While today is the last day of April, National Financial Capability Month, we can all agree that youth financial literacy is of great importance all year round. 

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 5/4/2018

    The Citi Foundation invites leading youth-focused community organizations to submit their innovative ideas for connecting low-income young adults, ages 16-24, to workplace skills training and employment opportunities including full-time jobs, internships and apprenticeships. 

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 4/9/2018

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2018 Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education) - State Education Agency (SEA) grants (Short Title: AWARE-SEA).  

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 3/28/2018

    The Facebook Community Boost program is designed to help small businesses, nonprofits, workers and job seekers develop digital and social media skills

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    Youth Connections
    Posted On: 2/5/2018

    Coaching Boys Into Men is excited to present a Three-Part Webinar Series featuring Athletes As Leaders, a companion program to CBIM for empowering female athletes! Athletes are given the tools to be leaders in changing peer norms and school climate into a culture of safety and respect.  Learn everything you need to know to get the program started in your community with our upcoming webinar series!