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12th Street Heritage
Dwayne Williams
2124 E. 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64127
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Phone: 816-216-6242
Amount Funded: $30,000 Program Name: Mentor KC Program Summary: Our organization proposes to reduce violence in one of the most violent geographical areas in Kansas City. Based on one of the evidence based model outlined by the Center for Disease Control, programs which integrate specific key areas are highly effective in reducing violence. The key areas: parents and families; social and conflict resolution skill; and mentoring. Our youth mentoring program will infuse these three key areas. These program services will be geared towards young people ages 10 – 20, during after school hours. The purpose of this proposal is to reduce violence in an eroding community which has been infested by negative productivity, decreasing property values, and disrupting social services.
AdHoc Group Against Crime
Damon Daniel
3116 Prospect Avenue
Kansas City, MO
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Phone: 816-861-5500
Link: AdHoc Group Against Crime
Amount Funded: $ Program Name: Support for Families Affected by Homicide Program Summary: The AdHoc Group Against Crime will provide substance abuse treatment services by providing intercultural case management and mental health services through monthly support groups, Mothers and Families for Healing and Justice, individual and family therapy sessions to all persons affected by violent crime and homicide. In addition, substance abuse counseling will be offered to all persons identified by their counselor as needing treatment.
ArtsTech - Digital Connectors
David Sullivan
1522 Holmes Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
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Phone: 816-461-0201
Link: ArtsTech
Amount Funded: $ Program Name: Student Tech Academy (a.k.a. Digital Connectors) Program Summary: Student Tech Academy (STA) is a substance abuse and violence prevention program designed to offer drug and violence-free alternative activities and prevention education as an evidence based approach to reducing risk factors for troubled youth. STA proposes Seven (10) twenty hour substance abuse and violence prevention training sessions using digital literacy, computer repair and trouble-shooting skill development courses as the vehicle to deliver meaningful and relevant substance abuse and prevention strategies. The STA provides at-risk youth, who are non-traditional learners, gang members, and juvenile offenders, with marketable job skills that serve to deter alcohol and other drug use /abuse and violent behavior.
Black Health Care Coalition
Melissa Robinson
6675 Holmes
Suite 650
Kansas City, MO 64131
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Phone: 816-444-9600 ext. 102
Link: Black Health Care Coalition
Amount Funded: $ Program Name: Healthy Generations Program Summary: The Black Health Care Coalition (BHCC) will provide proactive outreach and education in the faith base community to prevent prescription drug abuse. The program will address comorbid pain and substance abuse. Utilizing the Robert Woods Johnson population health model, a Community Health Worker will focus substance abuse prevention and increase treatment access for individuals who have live with chronic pain.
Blue Springs DARE
D.C. Bob Muenz
Phone: 816-228-0178
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kansas City - SMART Moves
Jason Roth
4001 Blue Parkway
Suite 102
Kansas City, MO 64130
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Phone: 816-462-0132
Link: Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kansas City
Amount Funded: $ 95,000 Program Name: SMART Moves Eastern Jackson County & SMART Moves Program Summary: SMART Moves in a nationally acclaimed comprehensive prevention program that helps young people resist alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, as well as premature sexual activity. SMART Moves is based on a resistance training/social skills model. Using small group activities, the trained service providers teach young people to recognize and resist media influences and peer-pressure to engage in risky health behaviors.
Calvary Community Outreach Network
Rev. Eric Williams
2940 Holmes Street
Kansas City, MO
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Phone: 816-531-4683
Link: Calvary Community Outreach Network
Amount Funded: $26,000 Program Name: Helping Youth Plan for Excellence “HYPE” Program Summary: HYPE is a media leadership group that creates a positive setting for urban youth ages 10-21. The project utilizes student involvement in media and the performing arts as the vehicle to establish ongoing youth development activities. The program will focus on HIV/AIDS testing, condom use, and reducing premarital sex through the production and performance of dramatic presentations aimed at the target group. The stage play will speak in the language of the youth and disseminate factual and culturally sensitive information in a culturally competent format.
Center for Conflict Resolution
Annette Lantz-Simmons
1734 E. 63rd Street
Suite 305
Kansas City, MO 64110
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Phone: 816-461-8255
Link: Center for Conflict Resolution
Amount Funded: $ 20,000 Program Name: CORE Conflict Resolution Training Program Summary: CORE is a Conflict Resolution and Violence Prevention Program that will engage up to 200 adults at risk for violence for up to 15 hours of training. The expanded program will build individual problem solving skills and foster supportive relationships within 8-10 groups of 15-20 participants. The target population includes ex-offenders who reside in Jackson County. CORE is partnering with Criminal Justice agencies and other non-profits who serve ex-offenders for program sites and participant referral. Expected outcomes state that participants will: Learn conflict resolution skills, develop positive peer relationships, establish constructive community connections, reduce recidivism rates among participants and decrease incidences of unresolved conflict and violence in the community.
Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA)
Kristina Brown
503 E 23rd Street
Independence, MO 64055
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Phone: 816-252-8388 ext. 332
Link: Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA)
Amount Funded: Program Name: Strengthening Families Program Summary: The Strengthening Families Program (SFP) is a violence prevention program targeting children ages 5 years to 18 years old and their families at risk for child abuse and neglect and/or substance abuse. The program’s primary goal is to decrease the likelihood of child abuse and neglect, alcohol abuse, substance abuse and domestic violence by increasing families’ abilities to deal with adverse situations in constructive and peaceful ways.
Child Protection Center
Lisa Mizell
3101 Broadway
Suite 750
Kansas City, MO 64111
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Phone: 816-778-8002
Link: Child Protection Center
Amount Funded: $ 28,000 Program Name: Child Protection Center Program Program Summary: The Child Protection Center Program prevents drug abuse and drug related crimes for alleged victims of child abuse who are referred to the Child Protection Center. Forensic Interviewers provide forensic interviews and extended forensic interviews for children suspected of being sexually or physically abused, neglected, or who have witnessed homicide or extreme violence. Through forensic interviews and extended forensic interviews the CPC identifies children who have been abused and are therefore at increased risk of drug and alcohol abuse. Family Support Specialists provide support and education to caretakers of these children to help them understand the correlation between child abuse and increased risk for substance abuse and criminal activity.
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