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Connecting Schools to Something Greater Program

Award Information

Awardee
Award #
2019-YS-BX-0214
Location
Congressional District
Status
Open
Funding First Awarded
2020
Total funding (to date)
$500,000

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $500,000)

The Bureau of Justice Assistances (BJA) FY19 Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Program (SSV Program) furthers the Departments mission by supporting and assisting state, county, local, territorial, and tribal jurisdictions in improving efforts to reduce violent crime in and around schools. BJAs SSV Program aims to improve school security by providing students and teachers with the tools they need to recognize, respond quickly to, and help prevent acts of violence. Under Purpose Area One, the grant recipient will train school personnel and educate students on preventing student violence against others and themselves to include anti-bullying training. This can also include specialized training for school officials to respond to mental health crises. Recipients will be required to document all training and education sessions conducted under the award. CA/NCF

Date Created: October 22, 2020