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Budget Summary FY2018

40000005 - Safe and Successful Youth Initiative
Data Current as of:  7/20/2017





Account Description FY2017
Spending
FY2018
GAA
4000-0005 Safe and Successful Youth Initiative
For youth violence prevention program grants administered by the executive office of health and human services; provided, that the grants shall be targeted at reducing youth violence among young persons at highest risk of being perpetrators or victims of gun and community violence; provided further, that the secretary shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than March 15, 2018 detailing: (i) successful grant applications; (ii) a set of clearly-defined goals and benchmarks on which grant recipients shall be evaluated; and (iii) outcomes and findings from the grant awards for fiscal year 2017; provided further, that funds may be set aside for the administration of these programs; provided further, that these funds shall be available to those municipalities with the highest annual number of youth homicides and serious assaults as determined by the executive office; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended to Springfield Partners for Community Action, Inc. for the AWAKE program in the city of Springfield, to provide comprehensive youth development and violence prevention services to at-risk youth; provided further, that not less than $25,000 shall be expended for the Martin Luther King Jr. Family Services, Inc. to provide comprehensive youth development and violence prevention services to at-risk youth; and provided further, that not less than $20,000 shall be expended for the South End Community Center of Springfield, Inc.'s Youth Corp program

6,497,236 4,250,000

Veto Explanation:   I am striking language which earmarks funding for programs not recommended. The reduction in the item incorporates the amount of the stricken earmarked funds.