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City of Lynchburg, VA Community-Based Problem-Solving Initiative

Award Information

Award #
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2005, $183,021)

The purpose of the initiative is to restore safety to the city's most high risk neighborhoods and empower residents to reclaim their communities. Aside from reducing recidivism and crime rates, the inclusion of the community in the criminal justice system process as problem solvers allows them to feel empowered and to view themselves as important stakeholders in the process.


Date Created: September 20, 2005