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File #: 210884    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Placed On File
File created: 9/21/2021 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 10/12/2021
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) Grant to Prevent and Respond to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Against Children and Youth grant from the Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women.
Sponsors: ALD. RAINEY
Indexes: GRANTS, VIOLENCE, WOMEN
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10/12/20210 COMMON COUNCIL PLACED ON FILEPass15:0 Action details Meeting details Not available
9/29/20210 COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED FOR PLACING ON FILE

Minutes note: Appearing: Steve Mahan - Director CDBG Office This file is no longer needed, per Mr. Mahan
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Number
210884
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Sponsor
ALD RAINEY
Title
Resolution relative to the acceptance and funding of the Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) Grant to Prevent and Respond to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Against Children and Youth grant from the Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women.
Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Department of Administration’s Community Development Grants Administration to accept and fund the Health Department’s Office of Violence Prevention to carry out the Safer Communities for Youth Project in the amount of $500,000 grant share with no city match. The purpose of the grant is to increase Milwaukee’s response to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking among youth ages 11 to 24.
Body
Whereas, the City of Milwaukee has been allocated funding through the OVW Grants to Prevent and Respond to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Against Children and Youth Grant through the Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women at $500,000; and

Whereas, the Office of Violence Prevention is part of a three-year initiative to provide prevention programming related to domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual assault. The project will increase the capacity of youth-serving organizations and programs to address the prevention of and response to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking through targeted educational trainings. In addition, the project will increase the access Milwaukee youth ages 11 to 24 have to prevention programming that is inclusive of youth-led strategies, assists youth in understanding and recognizing abusive behavior, and addresses bystander intervention.

Whereas, there is no local share required for this grant program; and

Whereas, the operation of this grant program from 10/1/20 to 9/30/23 would cost $500,000 which will be provided as the granto...

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