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Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence

Program Description Byrne JAG funds in Massachusetts support the Asian Taskforce Against Domestic Violence (ATASK), a teen dating violence prevention awareness campaign. Funds cover a portion of ATASK’s teen dating violence curriculum for adult professionals working with youth. The curriculum...


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Barnstable House of Corrections Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program

Program Description: Byrne JAG funds in Massachusetts support workforce development and reentry planning within the Barnstable House of Corrections’ Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program. Specifically, funds support staff within the Prison Industries Program (PIP) to provide vocational...


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Senator Charles E. Shannon Jr. Community Safety Initiative

Program Description In Massachusetts, Byrne JAG funds support the implementation and evaluation of the state funded Senator Charles E. Shannon, Jr. Community Safety Initiative , which provides funding for localities to replicate the Office of Juvenile Delinquency Prevention’s Comprehensive...


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Residential Drug Treatment Services

Program Description In Massachusetts, Byrne JAG funds help support residential drug treatment in correctional settings. A combination of Byrne JAG and RSAT dollars provide services in 10 local jails and in one Department of Corrections facility. These services develop the inmate’s cognitive,...


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Lawrence County Juvenile Delinquency Prevention

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support delinquency prevention initiatives through The Psychological Center in Lawrence and the Lawrence County Public School System. This initiative employs an evidence-based Second Step Curriculum, a classroom-based social-skills program that teaches social...


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City of Malden Teen Violence Prevention Initiative

Program Description Byrne JAG funds in Massachusetts support multiple crime prevention projects in the City of Malden, including a teen dating violence prevention and awareness initiative through the YWCA and a teen violence reduction initiative through the YMCA. Agency and Program Information...


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Massachusetts Statistical Analysis Center Records Management

Program Description Byrne JAG funds in Massachusetts support the state’s Statistical Analysis Center (SAC), and the creation of a statewide youth gang records management system. SAC efforts focus on ensuring accurate data collection and appropriate back-end features. Agency Information State...


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Center for Teen Empowerment, Delinquency Prevention Initiatives

Program Description Byrne JAG funds support delinquency prevention initiatives in Boston through the non-profit Center for Teen Empowerment. Funding supports programming which includes after school life skills trainings, leadership curriculum and job development trainings for youth at risk of...


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Buyer Diversion Treatment Alternative Program

Program Description In Massachusetts, Byrne JAG funds support the Buyer Diversion Treatment Alternative (BDTA) program, currently operating in four counties. Funds support partnerships between each county’s District Attorney and local police departments to provide funding for treatment beds. ...


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Massachusetts Victims' Advocates Network

Program Description Byrne JAG supports a network of victims’ advocates in 20 courts throughout the state. Byrne JAG funds, blended with those from the Massachusetts Office of Victims Assistance, support court advocate training in helping victims navigate the paperwork associated with obtaining...