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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.
Ad-Hoc Group Against Crime - Thinking For A Change
Damon Daniel
3116 Prospect Avenue
Kansas City, MO
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Phone: 816-861-5500
Link: Thinking for a Change
Amount Funded: $ 40,000 Program Summary: Thinking for a Change (T4C) is an integrated, cognitive behavioral change program for offenders that include cognitive restructuring, social skills development, and development of problem solving skills. Ad Hoc Group Against Crime will work with Offenders in the correctional setting. Studies have shown that, when implemented with integrity, it can reduce recidivism among offenders. We will work with both youth and adults in the local Kansas City Corrections Centers, and Children’s Homes.
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.
Amethyst Place, Inc.
Kimberly Davis
2732 Troost
Kansas City, MO 64109
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Phone: 816-231-8782
Link: Amethyst Place, Inc.
Independent, supportive housing to women in drug and alcohol recovery. Designed to promote sobriety and recovery, teach new life skills, instill effective parenting skills and prepare families for successful transitions to independent housing and interdependent living.
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.
ArtsTech - Project "Respeto"
David Sullivan
1522 Holmes Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
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Phone: 816-461-0201
Link: ArtsTech - Project "Respeto"
Amount Funded: $ 25,000 Program Summary: ArtsTech, El Grupo Atotonilco, M.U.S.I.C.A., Northeast High School, and Jackson County Family Court propose an innovative and unique anti-violence and gang prevention initiative. Project “Respeto” is for 12-19 year old at-risk youth and their families. Through dance, music, anger management, career exploration, and parental skill development, ArtsTech will provide measurable anti-violence strategies and activities to impact the target population.
Benilde Hall
Kent Jewell
3220 E. 23rd Street
Kansas City, MO 64127
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Phone: 816-842-5836
Link: Benilde Hall
Substance abuse treatment for addicts, many with mental illness. Transitional living, individual & group counseling, mental health services, health assessments, employment counseling, independent living skills. Addresses past trauma, which may contribute to mental illness, substance abuse and drug-related and violent crime.
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 - Media Arts & Music Matters (MAMM)
Jason Roth
3601 Rockhill Road
Suite 303
Kansas City, MO 64131
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Phone: 816-361-3600
Link: Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kansas City
Amount Funded: $40,000 Program Summary: Media Arts & Music Matters (MAMM) Gang Violence Prevention Program is designed to recruit and provide experiential learning opportunities for high-risk urban youth that lead to academic, social and person skill attainment and competencies to help prevent their involvement in violent and life threatening environments and behaviors. The MAMM program will lead with and tap into creative and affective interests and inclinations of targeted youth which attract and sustain participation that brings success, confidence and leads to their learning other competencies, such as academic studies, character, and social skills. Through targeted outreach, youth will be recruited to participate in this program at the Thornberry and Wagner Units of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City.
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