Family and Community Violence Prevention Program

To establish Family Life Centers on the campuses of 24 minority institutions of higher education to: 1) assess local community resources for violence prevention projects; 2) coordinate activities with existing violence prevention projects; 3) design and implement educational interventions addressing

interpersonal family violence; and 4) design and implement a project to identify students from dysfunctional families and support them with coping strategies.
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Examples of Funded Projects

The following are examples of projects funded under the cooperative agreement: 1) A database and resource directory was developed on viable violence and substance abuse services and resources; 2) A variety of education experiences were provided to youth and families to assist them in making positive life style choices and facilitating their educational pursuits; and 3) Community outreach services were provided to neighborhoods.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

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