Help with Disconnected Youth Available to Tribes, States and Municipalities

8 12 2014

Pilot program involving 5 federal agencies.

Over five million 14-to-24-year-olds in the U.S. are out of school and not working. In many cases, they face the additional challenges of being low-income, homeless, in foster care, or involved in the justice system. Today, in response, five federal agencies are coming together to offer communities support in overcoming the obstacles they face in achieving better outcomes for “disconnected youth,” and those at risk of becoming disconnected.

For the next 100 days (application deadline: March 4. 2015), states, tribes, and municipalities can apply to become a Performance Partnership Pilot (P3). These pilot communities will test innovative, cost-effective, and outcome-focused strategies for improving results for disconnected youth.

For further information:

http://blog.samhsa.gov/2014/11/25/new-opportunity-apply-for-the-performance-partnership-pilot-today/#.VIXZJuzTnMI

If we can help prepare a competitive application: don@sparrowhawkco.com

 

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