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County gets $738K grant to fight gang and youth violence

| November 14, 2017, 06:21 PM

Rams Head

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh has announced the County has been awarded a three-year Safe and Thriving Communities Grant of $738,000 by the U.S. Department of Justice to help combat gang and youth violence.

“Anne Arundel County stands united in our efforts to build greater community understanding and acceptance,” said Schuh. “This grant from the federal government will help in our efforts to address the problems of youth violence and gang activity in the Annapolis area.”

The grant will help fund efforts to address growing youth gang violence in the City of Annapolis through public/private partnerships between Anne Arundel County, the City of Annapolis, programs like Anne Arundel United and local nonprofits.

An initial collaborative of 20 partners worked together to develop the grant proposal, including the Anne Arundel County Partnership for Children, Youth and Families, City of Annapolis Mayor’s Office, Anne Arundel County Executive’s Office, City of Annapolis Police Department, Anne Arundel County Police Department, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, and the Centro De Ayuda.

Officials will begin the effort by creating a strategic plan for communication, outreach and programming in partnership with youth, residents and other community partners such as the Community Action Agency. The County will then implement a variety of research evidence based programs aimed at reducing and eliminating youth and gang violence in the City of Annapolis.

For more information on Anne Arundel County’s efforts to eliminate hatred and create greater understanding go to: www.aacounty.org/departments/county-executive/county-initiatives/aa-united/.

Rams Head

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