Addressing the Needs of At-Risk Youth to Promote Resilient Communities and Counter Crime – A Project for the Western Hemisphere

IVLP participants meet with the Jacksonville Police Athletic Leage (PAL)
IVLP participants meet with the Jacksonville Police Athletic Leage (PAL)

The project examined prevention and support programs for At-Risk Youth, highlighted support services and re-entry programs for youth who have been incarcerated, and explored partnerships between schools and state/local government to address behaviors that can lead to delinquency and gang involvement. The group visited Washington, DC, Jacksonville, San Diego, and Detroit.

Sponsors and Partners

U.S. Department of State
San Diego Diplomacy Council
Global Ties Detroit
GlobalJax

Project summary

Addressing the Needs of At-Risk Youth to Promote Resilient Communities and Counter Crime – A Project for the Western Hemisphere
Number of Visitors: 14
Regions: Western Hemisphere
Countries: Bolivia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Uruguay, Venezuela
Impact Areas: Civic Engagement, Youth Leadership Development
Program Areas: Exchanges
Partners: NGOs, Private Sector, Public Sector