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Wellness Program for Detained Youth & JDC Staff- Physical Education Program

Award Information

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Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2016, $41,705)

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (JAG) allows states and units of local government, including tribes, to support a broad range of activities to prevent and control crime based on their own state and local needs and conditions. Grant funds can be used for state and local initiatives, technical assistance, training, personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, and information systems for criminal justice, including for any one or more of the following program areas: 1) law enforcement programs; 2) prosecution and court programs; 3) prevention and education programs; 4) corrections and community corrections programs; 5) drug treatment and enforcement programs; 6) planning, evaluation, and technology improvement programs; and 7) crime victim and witness programs (other than compensation).

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe will use their FY 16 funds to enhance and expand the Rosebud Sioux Tribe’s Wanbli Wiconi Tipi- Juvenile Detention Center Wellness Program. The project goal for the Wanbli Wiconi Tipi is to develop and implement a physical education program in order to provide an environment that enhances learning and development of lifelong wellness practices through physical fitness activities. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 28, 2016